Jordan Canning


2017 / Feature Film  A Joyride Through Grief. Faye lost the love of her life. Ronnie lost her brother. These two best friends take off on a raucous journey into the mountains to cope with the loss of the man they both loved. At least they have each other. Featuring Erin[...] 2014 / Feature Film / 96 minutes *Official Selection 2014 Toronto International Film Festival* A film about family, fuck-ups and forgiveness. After the death of their father, two estranged brothers return to the family cottage to sort through his possessions. Over the course of three days, they must learn to[...] 2010 / Bravo!FACT Short Animation / 6 minutes This is your relationship.  This is your relationship on eggs. Karen and Ken’s relationship is kaput. After kicking him out, Karen celebrates with breakfast for one, only to find a gift from Ken in the fridge – two eggs drawn with smiling[...] 2011 / CFC Short Film / 14 minutes On the eve of his birthday, 12-year-old child prodigy Oliver Bump is about to die. Spurred by their demanding parents, his three brothers and sisters lived lives of endless intellectual toil until their inexplicable deaths at the exact moment they turn thirteen.[...] 2008 / NSI Drama Prize Short / 9 minutes A Roald Dahl-like fable about an ill fated professional pianist who comes down with a unique affliction: he is losing the use of his fingers. His life spirals downward as, one by one, his digits stop functioning. Featuring Neil Butler Written[...]
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Fraggle Rock Nomintated for four Emmys

Exciting news! Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock season 1 has been nominated for four Children’s and Family Emmys – Outstanding Children’s and Family Series, Cinematography, Editing and Production Design. So proud to be part of this very special show!

4 North A Festival Run

Very pleased to announce that our NFB short animation, 4 North A, is kicking off its festival run with a world premiere at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. After that it will screen at the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival, FIN Fest and the St. John’s International Women’s Film[…]

2020 Canadian Screen Award Nominations

Thrilled to announce some exciting CSA news. Two nominations came out this week – one for Best Direction, Comedy for Schitt’s Creek season 5, and also for Best Direction, Variety or Sketch Comedy with co-director Aleysa Young for Baroness Von Sketch Show season 4!

Baroness Von Sketch Show S4

A new season of Baroness Von Sketch Show is now airing on CBC. Here’s one of my favourite sketches – it was so much fun directing this one!

Schitt’s Creek Emmy Nominations

Very proud to announce that our Season 5 of Schitt’s Creek has been nominated for 4 Emmys, including Best Comedy Series! Congratulations team!

Been a Minute

Time is [a flat circle/flying/meaningless] but here’s a quick TV update to catch the feed up a little. Last year the big highlights were Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock, which is available Apple TV; the season 2 opener of Pretty Hard Cases now on CBC and Netflix; Astrid and[…]

Canadian Screen Award Win for Baroness Von Sketch

Better late than never! Very happy to announce that Aleysa Young and Jordan Canning took home the CSA for Best Direction in a Sketch/Variety show at the Canadian Screen Awards. They accepted the award from the comfort of their own homes watching online in pyjamas, as is custom for 2020.

Director’s Guild Award Nomination

Very proud to announce that Jordan Canning and co-director Jeremy Lalonde have been nominated for a Director’s Guild of Canada Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series for their work on Baroness Von Sketch Show!

YGTG – Interview

Had a nice time chatting with You Got This Girl for their #FemmeFeatureFriday