John Greyson Biography (1960-)

Born March 1960, in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; son of Richard I. and Dorothy F. (maiden name, Auterson) Greyson. Avocational interests: Painting, writing fiction. Career: Director, producer, editor, and screenwriter. V/Tape Distribution, board member; taught at numerous workshops; independent curator; freelance designer. Member: Trinity Square Video, LIFT, Writers Guild of Canada, Charles Street Video, AIVF. Awards, Honors:Honorable Mention, Toronto Film Festival, best Canadian feature, Sudbury Film Festival Award, best Canadian film, 1993, both for Zero Patience; Jack Bubuscio/Gay Times Award, 1994, for contribution to gay cinema; Montreal World Film Festival Award, people's choice--best Canadian film, Locarno Film Festival Award, best young director, Golden Leopard Award nomination, LocarnoInternational Film Festival, Genie Award, best film, 1996, Audience Award, San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, best feature, Grand Jury Award, outstanding narrative feature, L.A. Outfest, 1997, all for Lilies; five Canadian Council grants; five Ontario Arts Council grants; one Gay Community Appeal grant; two External Affairs grants. Addresses:Contact: 29 McCaul Ave., Toronto M5T 1V7 Canada.

director, producer, editor, screenwriter
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March, 1960
Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

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