Director - Doug Karr

Doug Karr has worked in the industry since 1997 as a writer/director. Coming from a solid background in documentary filmmaking, The Straitjacket Lottery is Karr's first major dramatic effort. Karr’s other credits include co-direction of the award winning experimental documentary LSD25 (Jury Prize Winner at Brandon’s Thirty Below Film Festival, Grand Prize Winner at the Cabbagetown Film Festival), cinematography and editing for The June Bug Symphony (Nominated for Best Cinematography at Yorkton Film Festival, winner Best Short Film at the Niagara Falls Film Festival) as well as production and co-direction of the hour long documentary Lifecycles: a story of AIDS in Malawi. His films have been seen by audiences at dozens of film festivals around the world and on various television channels, including Bravo!, The CBC, The W Network, The Independent Film Channel and Link TV.

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