Tony Massil is a filmmaker whose work focuses on the themes of family, history and place. He has screened to international audiences in festivals such as TIFF, SXSW, True/False, VIFF and AFI DOCS. In 2010, he was chosen for the TIFF Talent Lab filmmaker development conference and its emerging filmmaker competition and selected for the RIDM Industry Conference in 2013 as part of the Rough Cut Sessions. "Frank and the Wondercat" is his first feature film, which premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival in September 2015. He is currently in production on a new documentary set in the towns of Stewart, BC and Hyder, Alaska.


FORTY MEN FOR THE YUKON a documentary about two men living in the Yukon
18 min documentary, 2008
Premiere TIFF, SXSW, T/F, VIFF, AFI DOCS

FRANK AND THE WONDERCAT
a feature documentary about a man, his father and their performing cat Pudgie Wudgie
67 mins documentary, 2015
Premiere, VIFF, CUFF, SpIFF, WFF

Trailers below --- for password protected screener of the film contact: tonymassil@gmail.com

 

TRAIN LIGHT TO CHURCHILL a poem about light on the train to Churchill, Manitoba
6 mins, 2011

 

WOODWARD'S (THREE ACTS) an experimental documentary about the collapse of a Vancouver icon.
12 mins, documentary, 2007
Simon Fraser University


LETTER No. 4 FOR MY FATHER'S FATHER a short fiction film about connecting with family
5 mins, fiction, 2011
TIFF Talent Lab Filmmaker Development Program (5 minute restriction, on the theme of Family)

 

THE FUGITIVES EP Release Trailer

THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW play trailer

MUSICA INTIMA short video documenting the choir's rehearsal process