A couple lovely reviews of Bone Cage my feature film directorial debut, as well as some press around the film! https://halifaxbloggers.ca/flawintheiris/2020/09/fin2020-preview-bone-cage-bread-in-the-bones-citizen-of-moria-the-forbidden-reel-little-orphans-queen-of-the-andes/ https://nsreviews.blog/2020/09/22/bone-cage-powerful-dark-tale-of-rural-n-s-at-fin/ https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/lifestyles/local-lifestyles/bone-cage-strikes-a-chord-with-fin-stream-audiences-earns-four-awards-502863/ https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/bone-cage-breaks-out/Content?oid=24903010 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/film/tiff/article-actor-and-director-taylor-olson-depicts-broken-dreams-and-isolation-in/ https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/local-news/halifax-filmmaker-wins-big-at-fin-festival-2750181 https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/trapped-inside-a-bone-cage/Content?oid=24859978 https://nsreviews.blog/2020/09/28/bone-cage-big-winner-at-fin-atlantic-film-festival/ https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/lifestyles/local-lifestyles/video-taylor-olson-graduates-to-feature-films-brings-searing-bone-cage-to-fin-stream-497403/
In Oct 2020, I got to play Ontario Guy in the FRIG OFF 22 Minutes sketch! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2IWafjn9p0
In Oct 2020, a feature film by Jay Dahl, Halloween Party, that I had a supporting role in, was released on VOD across several platforms. "WE ALL ARE". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX61veJtENE
In Oct 2020, a short film I acted in and produced Bad Morning directed by my buddy Adam Deviller competed in CBC's Short Film Face Off, which we won in 2017 with Hustle & Heart.
Sept 2020, my short film The Date played at the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival and I was nominated for Best International Director. The Date also play at Ottawa Canadian Film Festival, Flickfair, Film 4 Fun - International Comedy Short Film Festival, FilTa Filmtage, and Silverwave Film Festival. https://vimeo.com/455033385
In Sept 2020, my feature film directorial debut Bone Cage premiered at FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival and swept the awards winning: Best Atlantic Feature, Best Atlantic Director, Best Atlantic Screenwriter & Best Atlantic Cinematography. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRN0vgskQVw My short film Inceldom, or why are the angry men angry also was lucky enough to walk away with... Continue Reading →
August/ Sept 2020, I was lucky enough to play Marty the 'bad guy' in Shelley Thompson's feature film Dawn, Her Dad & the Tractor starring Robb Wells and Maya Henry.
In March 2020, I was nominated for a Robert Merritt Award for Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role for Monster.
In Feb 2020, I was lucky enough to act in Neptune Theatre's production of Controlled Damage by Andrea Scott and directed by Nigel Shawn Williams, which chronicles Viola Desmond's life in Nova Scotia and beyond. An incredible experience with wonderful artists.
A throwback, in Sept 2019, I co-directed, co-wrote, acted in and collaborated on a Halifax 48 Hour Film Festival short film and we won best film as well as a couple more awards, and moved onto the next phase, screening in Rotterdam in Jan 2020 where we brought home a couple more awards once again.... Continue Reading →