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Hirsute: a short film by A.J. Bond

Hirsute, a short film by A.J. Bond

  1. A.J. Bond
  2. Amy Belling
  3. Ket Creatives


Writer, Director, Producer, Actor

Born in Edmonton and raised in Vancouver, A.J. began his film career as a child actor appearing in numerous Canadian films such as Gary Burns’ Kitchen Party, and Anne Wheeler’s Better Than Chocolate. In 2003, A.J. graduated from the University of British Columbia Film Programme where he produced and edited the award-winning short, Why the Anderson Children Didn’t Come to Dinner, which played at over 50 film festivals worldwide. Numerous editing projects followed, including the short film, My Old Man, based on the works of Charles Bukowski, as well as two short behind-the-scenes documentaries for Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama. In 2004, A.J. incorporated Modern Family Productions with Jamie Travis and Amy Belling and the trio began developing their second short film, The Saddest Boy in the World. A.J. was accepted into the 2005 Editors’ Lab at the Canadian Film Centre where he edited the short comedy, If I See Randy Again, Do You Want Me to Hit Him with the Axe? which went on to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2006 A.J. completed The Patterns Trilogy , another series of award winning short films that he produced and edited with Jamie Travis. Following the success of his debut as a writer and director on Hirsute, A.J. is currently writing his first feature film, Wisteria.

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