DARCY VAN POELGEEST writer / director
Darcy’s short film, CORVUS (2012) screened at festivals world-wide including Vancouver International Film Festival and Sci-Fi-London. CORVUS was nominated for 3 Golden Sheaf Awards, 9 American Maverick Movie Awards, 7 Leo Awards including Best Director, and became the #1 selling short film in Canada on iTunes.
His latest short film, The Orchard (2015) premiered at Atlantic Film Festival, and Vancouver International Film Festival before going on to win 5 awards at the L.A Shorts Awards including Best Screenplay & Best Director. The film was nominated for several Leo Awards and picked up the Audience Choice Award at CineFest Sudbury International Film Festival (2016) and Short Circuit Film Festival (2017).
Darcy (along with his co-producers) also received the John Dunning Discovery Award at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards for producing indie feature, The Lockpicker.
Darcy has recently completed two feature length screenplays, The Forty Fathom Bank (2017), and The Nature of Light (2018). He's also written a 180 page Graphic Novel, Little Bird (Image Comics/Glènat Editions), to be released early 2019.