JUNE 19, 2014 by DIRECTORS GUILD OF CANADA
The DGC is delighted to announce the 2014 DGC Awards nominees. Selected from over 250 submissions, the nominees in 19 categories represent a cross section of the industry's outstanding talent working in the screen-based industry.
APRIL 2, 2014 by THE CHRONICLE HERALD
Arctic Defenders, by Halifax-based filmmaker John Walker, is one of six Canadian movies that will screen at MIPDoc 2014, the world’s leading international documentary market, taking place April 5 and 6 in Cannes, France.
MARCH 5, 2014
Arctic Defenders has been nominated in the "Best Use of Footage in a Factual Production" category for the eleventh annual FOCAL International Awards, which takes place on Wednesday, April 30th in London. To see a full list of nominees, please visit focalint.org.
NOVEMBER 22, 2013 BY ODILE TREMBLAY FOR LE DEVOIR
C’est d’abord l’histoire d’une passion de jeunesse. Celle de John Walker, anglo-montréalais qui décide à 16 ans de monter comme marin sur un bateau qui se rend dans les hauteurs arctiques jusqu’à l’île Cornwall.
NOVEMBER 11, 2013, BY JAKE RUSSELL FOR THE LINK
To most Canadians, the High Arctic is a place shrouded in mystery.
Home to Inuit communities spread far across the icy landscapes in one of the harshest environments on Earth, filmmaker John Walker aims to enlighten Canadian audiences by re-introducing them to Canada's "true north," and the people who have mastered living in it.