Gary Yates (director)

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Gary Yates is a Canadian film director, producer and screenwriter. His award-winning films include Seven Times Lucky, High Life, Niagara Motel, and Taken in Broad Daylight.

In addition to his body of television movies for popular US networks, Yates' feature films have been nominated for a total of twelve Genie Awards and six Director's Guild Awards. His feature film Seven Times Lucky premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won Best Film and Best Screenplay at the Method Fest Film Festival in Los Angeles. His acclaimed heist-comedy High Life starring Timothy Olyphant premiered at the Berlin Film Festival to rave reviews, and became an indie cult favorite. Johanna Schneller named High Life one of the 10 Best Films of 2010.

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