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Film and Video


The Big Charade

Production Design by Shelby Johnstone


Year of production:2003

Running Time: 5:01 min

Director: Jesse McKewon

A hilarious parady of a film trailer which happens to reveal the entire story

taking place inside the violent underground world of "Charades". The production design budget was $1000 total. The film went on to win eight Leo Awards including Best Short Drama and screened at Toronto, Vancouver and Berlin International Film Festivals.



Everything is About Getting Married

Production Design by Shelby Johnstone


Year of production:2004

Running Time: 5:30 min

Director Rani Sandhu


A thoughtful Indo-Canadian film on the topic of arranged


Photo Credit: Serge Bachlakov



The Running Thread- Video coming

Written and Spoken by Shelby Johnstone

Year of production:2013

Running Time: 6:40

The original speech and accompanying images were created for Global Pecha Kucha Night 2013 at the Art Barn International on Salt Spring Island BC.

The images are © of Shelby Johnstone

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