Picture Day (film)

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Picture Day
Directed by Kate Melville
Produced by Daniel Iron
Lauren Grant
Peter Harvey
Kate Melville
Aeschylus Poulos
Written by Kate Melville
Starring Tatiana Maslany
Spencer Van Wyck
Steven McCarthy
Susan Coyne
Fiona Highet
Catherine Fitch
Mark DeBonis
Cinematography Celiana Cárdenas
Edited by Dev Singh
Distributed by Mongrel Media
Release dates
  • 7 September 2012 (2012-09-07) (Toronto International Film Festival)
  • 21 May 2013 (2013-05-21)
Running time
94 minutes[1]
Country Canada
Language English

Picture Day is a Canadian comedy film written, directed and co-produced by Kate Melville. Daniel Iron, Lauren Grant, Peter Harvey and Aeschylus Poulos are the other co-producers. The film was produced by Snitch Pictures and distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media[2] and by Ketchup Entertainment[3] in the United States.

The film was shot in the fall of 2011 in downtown Toronto, Ontario.[4]



The film was shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2012.[5] It was released to general audiences in Canada on 28 May 2013 and on 21 May 2013 in the United States.

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Award Category Recipient Result
Hamptons International Film Festival Breakthrough Performer (2013) Tatiana Maslany Won
RiverRun International Film Festival Audience Choice Award (The Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature) Kate Melville Won
ACTRA Awards Outstanding Performance - Female (2013) Tatiana Maslany Won
Whistler International Film Festival Borsos Award for Best Canadian Feature (2012) Kate Melville Won
Whistler International Film Festival Borsos Award for Best Performance in a Borsos Competition Film (2012) Tatiana Maslany Won
WGC Canadian Screenwriting Awards Movies and Miniseries (2013) Kate Melville Nominated
Canadian Cinema Editors Awards Best Editing in a Feature Length (2012) Dev Singh Nominated


  1. ^ "Picture Day". Telefilm Canada. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Picture Day". Mongrel Media. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Picture Day". Ketchup. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Meet Kate Melville". iVillage. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Picture Day Debuts at TIFF". TIFF. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 

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