Jeremiah Hayes (filmmaker)

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Jeremiah Hayes [1]

Jeremiah Hayes is a Canadian film director, writer and editor.[2][3] He is most noted as co-director, co-writer and the editor of the film Reel Injun,[4] for which he won the Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Documentary Program at the 25th Gemini Awards in 2010.[5] Hayes is also recognized for his work editing Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World,[6] for which he won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Editing in a Documentary at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018.[7] Reel Injun went on to win a Peabody Award for Best Electronic Media in 2011[8] and Rumble won the Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling at Sundance Film Festival in 2017.[9]

As a director, his other credits include the films Elefanti (1989),[10] Silence & Storm (1995),[11] God Comes As a Child (1998),[12][13] and The Prom (1998).[14]

His other credits as an editor include such films as Tia & Piujuq (2018),[15] Above the Drowning Sea (2017),[16] Sol (2014),[17] The Wolverine: The Fight of the James Bay Cree (2014),[18] Shekinah: The Intimate Life of Hasidic Women (2013),[19] The Last Explorer (2009), Inside the Great Magazines (2007),[20] Vendetta Song (2005),[21] and Unbreakable Minds (2004).[22]

Honors[edit]

In 2010, Hayes was awarded a Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Documentary Program for his work co-directing on Reel Injun.[23] In 2018, he would win the Canadian Screen Award for Best Editing in a Documentary for his work editing Rumble.[6] Reel Injun won a Peabody Award for Best Electronic Media in 2011[8] and Rumble[6] won the Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling at Sundance Film Festival in 2017.[9]

Other honors are listed in the filmography below.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Walnut Creek, California on April 18, 1966.

Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Film Production at Concordia University Montreal in 1990.

Son of Jeremiah F. Hayes who is recognized in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Contribution Description Honors
1989 Elefanti [10] Director, Editor, Camera 15 minute

documentary

(TVO)

-Best Short Documentary, Melbourne International Film Festival, 1990.

-Best 16mm production, Montreal International Young Film Festival, 1990.

-Special Commendation, Canadian International Annual Film Festival, 1990.

-Best Final Year Production, Concordia University, 1989.

1995 Silence & Storm [11] Director, Editor, Camera 52 minute

documentary

(NFB, TVO)

-Bronze Apple Award, Santa Barbara Educational Film Festival, 1996.[24]

-Season Opener for TVO's From the Heart series, 1996.

1998 God Comes As a Child [12][13] Director, Editor, Camera 25 minute

documentary

(CBC, CBC NEWS

WORLD, VISION, WTN)

-Bronze Plaque, Columbus Ohio International Film Festival, 1998.

-Best Short, Nominee, HotDocs Documentary Film Festival, 1998.

-Selected for the Toronto International Film Festival, 1998.

-Season Opener for CBC's Man Alive series, 1998.

-Special Commendation, Canadian International Annual Film Festival, 1998.

-Special Commendation, Houston International Film Festival, 1990.

1998 The Prom [14] Director, Editor, Camera 52 minute

documentary

(NFB, CTV, TVO, TVQ)

-Honorable Mention, Worthington Columbus International Film Festival, 1998.

-Season Opener for TVO's A View From Hear series, 1998.

2001 Shrinkage [25] Editor 45 min. documentary

(CBC, VISION)

2001 Coming Out [26] Lead Editor 90 minute

documentary

(LIFE)

2002 Cirque for Life [27] Editor 52 minute

documentary

(CBC, LIFE)

2002 She Got Game [28] Editor 90 minute

documentary

(CBC, LIFE, TVO, TVQ)

-Gold Aurora Award.

-Guirlande d’Honneur, Sports

Movies & TV Int. Festival, Milan.

-Best Documentary, Temecula

Valley Int. Film and Music

Festival, California.

-Chris Statuette, Columbus

International Film Festival.

-Recognized by the International

Olympic Committee, FICTS

(Federation Internationale

Cinema Television Sportif); Milan

(2003).

2004 Unbreakable Minds [22] Editor, Writer 56 minute

documentary

(Vision)

2005 Vendetta Song [21] Editor, Writer, Camera 52 minute

documentary

(NFB, Vision)

-CIDA Prize for Best Canadian Documentary on International Development at Hot Docs 2005 Quebec Film.[29]

-Critics Association Best Medium Length Documentary, Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois, 2005.[29]

-Best Documentary Award, Female Eye Film Festival, 2005.[29]

-Best Documentary, Calgary International Film Festival.

-3rd prize at the International Women's Film Festival, Torino Italy.

2007 Inside the Great Magazines [30] Editor, Writer 3 x 1 hour

documentary series

(Global)

2007 Canadaville U.S.A.[31] Editor, Writer 90 minute

documentary

(CBC, Tele-Quebec)

-Hugo Television Awards, Chicago Film Festival Merit Prize for Social Political Documentary. [32]
2009 The Last Explorer [33] Editor, Writer 90 minute drama

(APTN)

2009 Reel Injun [4] Director, Editor, Writer 90 minute

documentary

(PBS, CBC, NFB)

-Best Direction in a Documentary Program, Gemini Award, 2010.[34][5]

-Best Electronic Media, Peabody Award, 2011.[8]

-The Canada Award for Best Multicultural Program, Gemini Awards, 2010.

-Special Founders Prize, Spirit Award, Nonfiction Jury Award, Traverse City Film Festival, 2011.

-Best Documentary Feature, Fargo Film Festival, 2011.[35]

-Best Use of Footage in a Factual Program, FOCAL International Awards, 2011.[36]

-Best International Indigenous Entry, Mana Wairoa Film Awards, 2010.[37]

2010 Down the Mighty River [38] Editor, Writer 6 x 1/2 hour

documentary series

(APTN)

-Best Documentary Series, Gemini Award Nomination, 2010.
2010 The Uluit: Champions of the North [39] Editor 5 x 1/2 hour

documentary series

(APTN)

-Best Documentary Series, Gemini Award Nomination, 2010.
2013 Shekinah: The Intimate Life of Hasidic Women [40] Editor, Writer, Camera 90 minute

documentary

(Radio Canada)

-Best Documentary at Crown Heights Film Festival.[41]
2013 Big Wind [42] Editor, Writer, Camera 90 minute

documentary

(TVO)

2013 Space Race 2 Editor 76 minute

documentary

(CTV)

2014 The Wolverine: The Fight of the James Bay Cree [43] Editor, Writer 10 minute

documentary

2014 Sol [44] Editor 90 minute

documentary

(Super Chanel)

-Grand Prize for Best Canadian Feature at the RIDM Montreal International Documentary Festival, 2014.[45]

-Canada's Top Ten feature films of 2014 by the Toronto International Film Festival, (TIFF).[46]

-Best Documentary Program at the 4th Canadian Screen Awards, 2016.

2017 Above the Drowning Sea[47] Editor, Post Production Supervisor 90 minute

documentary

-Golden Dragon Award for Best Documentary, Ferrara Film Festival, 2018.[48]

-Best Documentary at the Hamilton Film Festival, 2018.[49]

-Honorable Mention, New Jersey International Film Festival, 2018.[50]

-Honorable Mention, Columbus International Film & Animation Festival, 2019.[51]

-Best Documentary Award at the Sunrise Film Festival Nova Scotia, 2019.[52]

2017 Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World [6][53] Editor, Camera 90 minute

documentary

(Movie Network, ARTE,

APTN, SCR/RDI, ARTV)

-Canadian Screen Awards for Best Feature Length Documentary, 2017.

-Canadian Screen Awards for Best Editing in a Documentary, 2017.

-Canadian Screen Awards for Best Cinematography in a Documentary, 2017. -Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling, Sundance Film Festival in 2017.[9]

-Canada's Top Ten feature films of 2017 by the Toronto International Film Festival, (TIFF).[54]

-Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, 2017.

-Vitruvian Award at the DaVinci Film Festival, 2018.[55]

-Audience Award at the Biografilm Festival, 2017.[56]

-Best Music Documentary, Boulder International Film Festival 2017.

2018 Tia & Piujuq [57][58] Editor 80 minute drama - Best Children's Film, Indianer Inuit Das Nordamerika FilmFestival, Stuttgart Germany 2020.[59]
2020 Neanderthals 52 minute documentary

(The Nature of Things) [60]

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