Walter Forsyth

Biography

In 2013 Walter produced the web series/TV comedy hour, Everyone's Famous, with the IPF and CBC, nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards. He directed the bravoFACT funded short The Luckiest Most Unlucky Man in the World; directed a Canada Council funded cine-poem, Walls; and received Canadian Media Funding for Long May We Run, a documentary on why we run and a comedy series, The Late Night Food Show. In 2011, Walter Forsyth was a Bell Media Fellow, won TIFF's Pitch This!, received a Sundance Doc Fund grant, and produced the award winning dramatic feature, The Disappeared. He produced How to Be Alone, which has been viewed over 6 million times on YouTube and directed the Scott Pilgrim music video that spawned the graphic novel series and feature film, Scott Pilgrim Versus the World. He was the Executive Director of AFCOOP and teaches film studies to share his knowledge gained from fifteen years at the craft.