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Christina Ienna is an award winning cinematographer and filmmaker based in Toronto. She has extensive experience in documentary, narrative and commercial production. She is on the Board of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers and holds status as an Associate Member.

 

Christina graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Film and Communication Studies from the University of Windsor. She spent the early part of her career working in Alberta and British Columbia before moving to Toronto. Christina has over fifteen years of industry experience working across Canada and the United States with companies such as TOURISM CANADA, AMAZON, LIFETIME, PIXAR, VICE, CBC and UNIVERSAL MUSIC.

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KIDS IN THE HALL: COMEDY PUNKS (Documentary)

Canadian Screen Awards 2023 Winner | Best Biography Documentary
Chlotrudis Award Society for Independent Film 2023 Nominee | Best Documentary

Hollywood Critics’ Award 2022 Nominee | Best Streaming Docu or Non-Fiction Series
Hot Docs Film Festival 2022 Special Presentation

SXSW 2022 World Premiere

MEDIUM YOUNG (Short Film)
New Wave Short Film Festival 2022 | Best LGBTQ Film ​

Montreal Independent Film Festival 2022 | Best LGBTQ Film​

Canada Shorts Film Festival 2022 | Award of Excellence
 

HOCKEY MOM (Documentary)
Canadian Screen Award 2021 Winner | Best Documentary Program

BLACKOUT (TV Series) 
Indie Series Awards 2020 Nominee | Best Cinematography

TO Webfest 2019 Nominee | Best Horror/Thriller
Webfest Berlin 2019 Winner| Best Non-Fiction
Seoul Web Fest 2019 Nominee | Best Horror 

PINK (Short Film)

Canada Shorts Film Festival 2018 | Award of Distinction

FLOSS (Short Film)
NSI Online Short Film Festival 2018 | Curated Nominee 


HANDMADE FILM (Short Documentary)

WIFT-T Showcase 2018 | Best in Showcase

Durham Region International Film Festival 2017 | Best Short Documentary
Future of Film Showcase 2017 | Best Cinematography
FAVA Fest 2017 | Outstanding Cinematography
NorthWest Fest 2017 | Best Alberta Doc Nominee

 

GROWING YOUNGER BY MICHOU (Music Video)
National Screen Institute Online Film Festival 2016 Nominee

 

MAKING OF A FILM SCORE (Documentary)

Vimeo Staff Pick 2015

GO BOT (Short Film)
Gotta Minute Film Festival 2014 | Best Young Audience Media Art

NEW BLACK BY SHRED KELLY (Music Video)
FAVA Fest 2014 | Award of Excellence Best Music Video

 

HIGH BY SUN CITY (Music Video)
Australian Independent Music Video Awards 2013 | Australian Music Video of the Year
Australian Independent Music Video Awards 2013 | Best Music Video Western Australia

 

THE CANDIDATE (Short Film)
Windsor 48HR Flick Fest 2010 | Best Picture, Editing + The People's Choice Award

AWARDS
NOMINATIONS
ACCOLADES
Credited as a Director of Photography and/or Director on awarded projects listed
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