The Forgotten Valley

In my hometown and surrounding area, the evidence of the past is slowly fading away. Join me as I hunt down and document these places in the Ottawa Valley before they vanish forever.

  • David Bouthillier
    Filmmaker
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Ottawa Valley Historical Society Speakers Evening
    Pembroke
    Canada
    June 9, 2022
Director Biography

David grew up in the Ottawa Valley. During high school, he developed an interest in black & white and slide film photography. Over the years, his creative interest lead him to videography, which resulted in a popular YouTube channel in 2009.

In 2018 he launched GLASSGLOWZ Media with his wife Ange, focusing on motorsports event photography and videography. Combining his hobby of hunting down ghost towns and abandoned places, David has been finding ways to merge his photographic creativity with his passion for all things old and forgotten.

David currently lives in Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario, with his wife and two children. As his fulltime day job, David works as a software developer for a hi-tech company in Kanata.

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