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Doug Karr

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Occupation  director
Name  Doug Karr
Role  Film Editor

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Born  March 27, 1980 (age 39) (1980-03-27)
Movies  Art Machine, Ten for Grandpa, Anniversary Present
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SMC and 'Art Machine': A Conversation with Writer/Director Doug Karr

Doug Karr (born March 27, 1980 in Paris, France) has worked in the industry since 1997 creating original independent films. Karr’s 2009 film Ten for Grandpa is a personal investigation into the life of Karr's grandfather, an infamous Cold War merchant banker, and screened at the Sundance Film Festival. Karr's 2006 film, Anniversary Present stars David Alpay (Ararat, The Tudors) and Liane Balaban (New Waterford Girl). Karr’s 2003 mental health caper The Straitjacket Lottery screened at over 25 festivals and won multiple awards. Karr’s other credits include award winning documentaries LSD 25, The June Bug Symphony, as well as the hour long Lifecycles: A Story of AIDS in Malawi and the 2007 follow up film The Face of Aids. His films have been seen by audiences around the world and on numerous television channels. Karr currently owns and operates Pie Face Pictures Production Company in New York City.


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  • Art Machine (2011)
  • Ten for Grandpa (2009)
  • The Face of Aids (2007)
  • Anniversary Present (2006)
  • The Straitjacket Lottery (2004)
  • Lifecycles: A Story of AIDS in Malawi (2003)
  • The June Bug Symphony (2000) (Director of Photography, Editor)
  • LSD 25 (2000)
  • In development

  • My Thermonuclear Family
  • Dwelling
  • Awards & grants

  • 2009 Special Jury Recognition Award - Aspen Shortsfest 2009 (Ten for Grandpa)
  • 2007 Grand Prize - Filmmakers International Screenplay Competition (My Thermonuclear Family)
  • 2007 Bravo!FACT Grant (Ten for Grandpa)
  • 2006 Quarter Finalist - Fade In Awards Screenplay Competition (My Thermonuclear Family)
  • 2005 Winner — Best of the Festival - Tacoma Last Reel Film Festival, 2005 (The Straitjacket Lottery)
  • 2004 Bravo!FACT Grant (Anniversary Present)
  • 2004 Winner — Best Comedy - Niagara Indie FilmFest (The Straitjacket Lottery)
  • 2004 Nominated — Best Comedy, Canada Golden Sheaf Awards (The Straitjacket Lottery)
  • 2003 Bravo!FACT Grant (The Straitjacket Lottery)
  • 2002 Winner — Script Development Program, 22nd Atlantic Film Festival (The Straitjacket Lottery)
  • 2002 Best Film - Niagara Falls Film Festival (The June Bug Symphony)
  • 2002 Official Selection - Antimatter International Touring Program of Canadian Short Films. (LSD 25)
  • 2002 Completion Grant — NFB (Lifecycles: A story of AIDS in Malawi)
  • 2001 Completion Grant — UNAIDS (Lifecycles: A story of AIDS in Malawi)
  • 2001 Nominated — Best Cinematography at Yorkton Film Festival. (The June Bug Symphony)
  • 2000 Jury Prize Winner - Brandon's Thirty Below Film Festival. (LSD 25)
  • 1999 Completion Grant — The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative. (LSD 25)
  • 1999 Grand Prize Winner - The Cabbagetown Film Festival. (LSD 25)
  • 1998 Editor of Best Canadian Short Film at the 18th Atlantic Film Festival. (A Granellian Encounter)
  • 1998 Five Minute Video Scholarship — The Center for Art Tapes. (The Waiters)
  • 1997 Three Minute Film Scholarship — The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative. (LSD 25)
  • Trivia

  • Grandson of David Karr, Producer: Welcome to Hard Times (1967), The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones (1966) and The Money Trap (1965).
  • Raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • References

    Doug Karr Wikipedia

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