Private Project


An ode to the canopy, Ingrain is an attempt to capture one family's recollections of their home through their fading connections with the trees surrounding it.

  • Graydon Eskowich
  • Graydon Eskowich
  • Wendy Eskowich
    Key Cast
  • Kim Eskowich
    Key Cast
  • Emily Eskowich
    Key Cast
  • Sadie Eskowich
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Poetic, Experimental, Short Film, Student, Memory
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 6, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 16mm
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Regina
Director Biography - Graydon Eskowich

Graydon Eskowich, a 22-year-old residing in Regina, Saskatchewan, has been struck by the 'power' of cinema ever since the ceiling panels of his local small-town movie theatre almost crashed down on him during a thunderous screening of 'Interstellar' when he was 14. Ever since, he has used film— both the viewing, and the making of— to transport himself to places far and wide and envision stories unique to the Canadian prairies that have yet to be put to screen.

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Director Statement

This film is dedicated to my family, and to the evergreen ceiling which we were lucky enough to grow up under. It is a vessel for childhood nostalgia and melancholy towards a place that I can now touch, in its most vibrant forms, only in memory. An experiment, and a poem, my goal with this documentary is to create a lasting relic of a special place in the waning years of its lifespan— and ingrain the memories held therewithin.