Big Cedar Films is a film, television and new media company based in Toronto, Canada, and founded by Genie and Gemini Award-winning producer, writer and director, Geoff Morrison.
Working in fiction, documentary and interactive media, Geoff’s work has screened at festivals and venues all over the world including the Berlinale, TIFF, Rotterdam, SXSW, BAFICI, Hot Docs, and the MoMA in New York. Recent projects include the 10-part anthology doc project, Brand Canada for CBC, and the mystery documentary, The Missing Tourist.
Geoff’s narrative feature debut as co-writer/co-director/co-producer, No Heart Feelings, was released to much acclaim in 2010, and was hailed, “A quiet triumph,” by The Globe and Mail. In 2011, with his company FilmCAN he released, The National Parks Project, a cross-platform media arts project that features 13 short films, a 13-part documentary series for the Discovery Channel, a 65-track music release, and an acclaimed interactive piece. Geoff’s work producing and co-creating The National Parks Project earned him a Genie Award, Gemini Award, and several acknowledgements for the project’s interactive and cross-platform integration. His next project with FilmCAN, Northwords, was released in 2012 with connected film, radio, eBook and interactive components. The film won Best Documentary at the Banff World Media International Pilot Competition and sold to CBC Documentary and the Knowledge Network. Other documentary projects include Mackenzie’s Tributaries – winner of the Planet in Focus Green Pitch Award, and Beyond the Horizon, which had its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
Geoff is an alumni of the RIDM and Berlinale Talent Campus, and Queen’s University’s Film Studies program, and is an occasional instructor at the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto. He’s currently writing and developing several scripted and documentary projects with Big Cedar Films.