Howard J. Davis is an emerging filmmaker of diverse heritage and an entrepreneur of many artistic trades.
As a filmmaker he directs, produces and edits films. He hopes to establish a reputation for developing and producing innovative films for both theatrical stage and screen markets. With a desire to share high-impact and informative work both artistically and commercially, Howard's work has won awards and screened Internationally. Recent film work include C'est Moi (2017), the Tarragon Theatre's Millenial Malcontent and Black Theatre Workshop's The Mountaintop.
Upcoming work includes shadowing director Marie Clements as a producing assistant on her new feature Red Snow (2018)... (2018), Video Design at Canada's Neptune Theatre and The Shaw Festival Canada's second largest repertory Theatre company.
He has also performs professionally in Film & Television (Most recently Tick Tock Inc, Downsizing, 12 Monkeys) and theatre (Shaw Festival, Factory Theatre) Graduating from Ryerson Theatre School with a BFA in Performance Acting. Upcoming: Native Earth, Cahoots and Paper Canoe Projects.
He hopes to continue building a practice in telling stories of his heritage, marginalized cultures not at the forefront of history and modern original works with an emphasis on bringing classical, theatrical and historical context to a contemporary cinema and how the past can always inform the future.
JENNY BRIZARD is born of haitian heritage and started her professional career after leaving her native city of montréal to travel to toronto. there she discovered amazing choreographers such as siona jackson and linda garneau who inspired her to pursue a career as a performer.
jenny then enrolled at randolph academy for the performing arts where she studied dancing, acting and singing. in 2004, she joined ghislaine dote’s virtuo danse company in montréal, and has been a member ever since. a true performer at heart, some of her dancing and acting credits include performing for cirque du soleil, best of broadway (Atlantic City, nj), gibson muriva, nika stein, just for laughs festivals, black theatre workshop and guys and dolls at the segal center (montréal). film credits include ‘’playing doctor’’ by jasmynn banks, the short film “the stall” by judith leconte. tv credits include “class act” on life networks, and the tv show “trauma” on radio-canada.