WRITER/DIRECTOR, JAY CHEEL
Jay Cheel is a documentary filmmaker from St Catharines, Ontario, Canada. His feature debut, Beauty Day, premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City as part of their Canadian Front programming series. The film was also an official selection at the Hot Docs documentary film festival and was nominated in the ‘Best Documentary’ category of the 2012 Genie Awards.
Previously Jay worked for a Microsoft third party video game developer where he directed the short ‘The Goblin Man of Norway’, a viral marketing film for the Xbox 360 game ‘Too Human’. Jay is the editor and founder of The Documentary Blog and is the co-host of the Film Junk podcast. Jay is currently working on his next feature documentary, ‘How to Build a Time Machine’.