Guy Maddin is a writer, visual artist, and award-winning filmmaker who has directed 12 feature-length films, including THE GREEN FOG (2018), THE FORBIDDEN ROOM (2015), MY WINNIPEG (2007), and THE SADDEST MUSIC IN THE WORLD (2003), as well as innumerable shorts. Additionally, he has produced over seventy performances around the world of his films each featuring live elements such as orchestra, sound effects, singing, and narration.
THE GREEN FOG won the LA Film Critics Association prize for Best Experimental Film of 2018. Twice Maddin has won America’s National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Experimental Film, with ARCHANGEL (1991) and THE HEART OF THE WORLD (2001). He has been bestowed many other awards, including the Telluride Silver Medal in 1995, the San Francisco International Film Festival’s Persistence of Vision Award in 2006, and an Emmy for his ballet film DRACULA: PAGES FROM A VIRGIN’S DIARY (2002).