KALIL HADDAD | FILMMAKER


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KALIL HADDAD is an experimental writer / director / editor based in Toronto, Ontario. His work often concerns themes of disconnectivity, intimacy, and hauntology. They have been released on Dekkoo, distributed by Vtape and CFMDC, and screened at festivals internationally.

Often working in hybrid forms, he has directed several short works including As I Sat in His Car... (2018), Farm Boy (2019)Tiger Eats a Baby (2020), and The Beautiful Room is Empty (2020).

As an editor, he has collaborated with acclaimed filmmakers Kazik Radwanski (Anne at 13,000 Ft., TIFF ‘19), Sophy Romvari (Still Processing, TIFF ‘20), and John Greyson (International Dawn Chorus Day, Berlinale ‘21 — TEDDY Award, Best Short Film).

He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production from York University.

His latest film, Vampires Drink Blood... I Drink Sorrow, will be released Summer 2021 as part of Stacey Donen's Greetings from Isolation project.