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February 5, 2016
by Brittany Bristow

The Waiting Room receives two CSA nominations!

We are pleased to announce that The Waiting Room has received two Canadian Screen Award nominations.   Jasmin Geljo for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Cynthia Ashperger for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.   http://www.academy.ca/Canadian-Screen-Awards/2016-Nominees-Winners

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May 22, 2015
by gearshiftfilms

20 TOP HORROR FILMS ON NETFLIX: Scary Movies You Haven’t Seen But Should Check out who made #9 http://ihorror.com/20-top-horror-films-on-netflix-scary-movies-you-havent-seen-but-should/2/

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May 22, 2015
by gearshiftfilms

Gearshift Films to produce horror Stranded

The prodco will handle production responsibilities on the Christopher Borrelli and Chris Morgan-written horror film. It’s unusual to hear a Canadian say “we’re just waiting for the snow” in May, but this is the predicament Jordan Barker, president of Gearshift Films, finds himself in as he heads to Cannes to hopefully secure the remaining financing […]

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February 17, 2015
by Gearshift Films

CrypticRock Review of TORMENT

While some Horror films tend to ease their audience in gently to the story, Canadian Horror film Torment does not. Directed by Jordan Barker (My Brother’s Keeper 2004, The Marsh 2006) the movie starts right off with the mostly off-screen, but effective, slaughter of the Bronsons family of Jim (Bill Colgate), Maggie (Adrienne Wilso: Maps […]

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July 23, 2014
by Gearshift Films

Northen Ontario ‘perfect fit’ for Lost & Found

Production has wrapped on Lost and Found, a feature film from Toronto’s Gearshift Films and Santa Monica-based director Joseph Itaya that was shot in Sault Ste. Marie. The film was shot over four weeks in the northern Ontario city. Lost and Found, which follows the story of two teen brothers who spend their vacation on a mysterious island […]

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July 17, 2014
by Gearshift Films

Scar Tissue interviews Torment director Jordan Barker

If you haven’t caught Torment yet, then you still let your child sleep with stuffed animals. Jordan Barker’s film premiered at the LA Screamfest last September, and was just released on DVD this week. In the film, Katharine Isabelle and Robin Dunne plays newlyweds tortured by group of masked assailants. Scaretissue.com is proud to present […]

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June 30, 2014
by Gearshift Films

‘About a Boy’ Star Benjamin Stockham Joins Indie Family Adventure ‘Lost & Found’

Joseph Itaya to make his feature film debut as the movie’s writer/director Benjamin Stockham is going on an adventure for a new role on indie film, “Lost & Found.” Stockham will play Mark, who along with his teen brother Andy (Justin Kelly), is sent to spend their vacation on a mysterious island with their estranged […]

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June 10, 2014
by Gearshift Films

Torment available on VOD and On Demand in Canada today!

Robinne Dunne visits with etalk CTV tonight @7pm to promote the release of Torment on VOD and On Demand platforms in Canada June 10th.    

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June 2, 2014
by Gearshift Films

LOST & FOUND goes into principal photography

Gearshift Films is producing Lost & Found, a family adventure film written and directed by Joseph Itaya. Principal photography officially began June 2nd! Synopsis Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking […]

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March 2, 2014
by Gearshift Films

Fantastic TORMENT review from SLASHERSTUDIOS.com

When Cory and his new wife and son visit his old family home their quiet getaway is disrupted by masked intruders who stalk and pray on the family. Just as the new family are starting to fall apart, they are forced together in this struggle to survive the savage attack on what they hoped would […]

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