The Making of James Mullinger's Almost Canadian

How did an unknown British comedian sell out a stadium arena on the East Coast of Canada? 28-year old New Brunswick-based filmmaker Tyler Warren Ellis investigates.

  • Tyler Warren Ellis
  • James Mullinger, Tyler Warren Ellis
  • Tyler Warren Ellis, James Mullinger, Pamela Mullinger
  • James Mullinger
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    "James Mullinger"
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    31 minutes 48 seconds
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    May 10, 2019
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    Country: Worldwide
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Director Biography - Tyler Warren Ellis

Tyler Warren Ellis is a director, cinematographer, photographer and editor. He began his career in his early teen years with an 8 mm Handycam, shooting skateboard videos with friends, and went on to study digital filmmaking in Fredericton, New Brunswick, becoming well known for his unique cinematography style in short films, music videos and freelance video projects around the Maritimes. A member of The New Brunswick Filmmakers' Co-operative for the past seven years, he continues to work on independent films with many filmmakers around the East Coast. Most recently he was the lead editor on the feature film Anonymous Zombie (directed by the award-winning Rich MacQueen), has seen his photography published in international publications and has filmed commercials for the East Coast Music Association. He is the chief photographer for The Maritime Edit magazine. His film of James Mullinger's stand up show Almost Canadian was recently nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Taped Live Performance.

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Director Statement

"Thank you so much for your consideration. I am a 28-years old filmmaker and am fascinated by what it takes to survive and thrive in creative fields in Atlantic Canada. Which is why James Mullinger's story is such an interesting one. I wanted to learn how this performer moved to a small city in Atlantic Canada and found huge success. And what it takes to keep going and make a living here doing what you love. This film focuses on the build up to and the story of the biggest show of his life. I hope you enjoy it." Tyler Warren Ellis