Phillip Barker is internationally renowned as a filmmaker, artist, and designer for film and stage. His outdoor “film performances” have played in many cities and events including Arco International Art Fair in Madrid, Nuit Blanche in Toronto, and Expo 92 in Seville, Spain. Phillip has been the production designer of over 7 films by Atom Egoyan, including The Sweet Hereafter. Barker has received three Genie Award Nominations for Best Production Design for feature films, and won a Directors Guild of Canada Award for Production Design of Egoyan's Where The Truth Lies. Phillip has been the production designer for directors as diverse as Brian de Palma, Mira Nair, Neil LaBute and artist Michael Snow. Phillip Barker has written and directed many of his own short films that have received numerous awards including a Genie nomination for Best Dramatic Short Film, Best Canadian Short Film Atlantic Film Festival, and Best Experimental Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival. As a recent recipient of a Chalmers Arts Fellowship, Phillip is currently researching and writing an experimental feature length film.

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