Select Short Films

Emily 1898-1910

When Justin’s libidinous teenage explorations are sabotaged by Emily, the ghost who haunts his room, he must reconcile his previous promise of joining her in the afterlife with growing up.

2014, Short Film, TRT: 10 min

Starring: Gage MunroeElla Jonas Farlinger
Directed and Written by Joshua Demers
Produced by Shannon Fewster
Executive Produced by Leonard FarlingerJennifer JonasAnna Stratton
Cinematography by Andrew Hunter
Edited by Anne Feldman
Production Design by Crystal Basaez
Costume Design by Robin Careless
Make-up Design by Mark Wotton
Music Composed by Craig Saltz
Stunt Coordinator Neil Davison
VFX by Matthew Nayman

2015 CBC Short Film Faceoff – Nominee

Produced with a grant awarded by
BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent)
A division of Bell Media Inc.

Norma Jeane & the Tropic of Cancer

After accidentally witnessing the “birds and the bees” in action, eight-year-old Norma Jeane embarks on a quest against her strict Italian father to understand sex, and in the process, love.

2013, Short Film, TRT: 15 min.

Starring: Francesca CatanzaritiVince MoiaHeather Marie AnnisIsai Rivera Blas
Directed and Produced by Joshua Demers
Written by Laura Notarianni
Cinematography by Andrew Hunter
Co-Produced by Shannon Fewster and Andrew Hunter

World Premiere – Montréal World Film Festival 2013
NSI Online Short Film Festival 2015

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The Architect

An aspiring architect struggles to prove to his wife and work that he can still see after suffering a workplace accident.

2009, Short Film, TRT: 15 min.
Distributed by Shorts International, UK

Starring: Alex SimsKaterina Taxia and Peter Nelson
Directed and Written by Joshua Demers
Produced by Cameron MacLaren and Joshua Demers
Cinematography by Sarah Blevins

Heart of Gold International Film Festival
Delray Beach Film Festival
BEST STUDENT FILM – Alaska International Film Awards
West Chester International Short Film Festival
Little Rock Film Festival
ReelHeart International Film Festival


Lead Us Not Into Temptation

A Catholic priest struggles to survive accusations of sexual harassment.

2008, Short Film, TRT: 18 min.

Starring: Benjamin BlaisMandy AmsMarie Carriere GleasonRichard Young,
Naomi LevineMark DwyerRobert Nolan and Roberto B. Pires
Directed and Written by Joshua Demers
Produced by Cameron MacLaren and Joshua Demers
Cinematography by Tyson Burger

Next Reel International Film Festival, Sinapore
CILECT International Student Film Festival