Adam Garnet Jones is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter.Of Cree and Métis ancestry, Jones grew up in Alberta and British Columbia. Battling suicidal impulses in his early teens as he came to terms with being gay, he recovered a sense of purpose by making short films and videos and attending the Gulf Islands Film and Television School, and subsequently moved to Toronto, Ontario to study film at Ryerson University.

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  • Adam Garnet Jones is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter.Of Cree and Métis ancestry, Jones grew up in Alberta and British Columbia. Battling suicidal impulses in his early teens as he came to terms with being gay, he recovered a sense of purpose by making short films and videos and attending the Gulf Islands Film and Television School, and subsequently moved to Toronto, Ontario to study film at Ryerson University. After graduating from Ryerson, his short film Cloudbreaker premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival, and he coordinated a youth film and video program for Toronto's Inside Out Film and Video Festival.He subsequently made the short films A Small Thing, Wave a Red Flag and Liar, wrote an episode of the television series Cashing In, and was a writer and story editor on the television series Mohawk Girls.His feature film debut, Fire Song, premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Fire Song went on to pick up Audience Choice awards at four film festivals, including the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. Jones then adapted his film as a young adult novel, which will be released by Annick Press in March 2018.Jones' second film, Great Great Great, premiered at the Canadian Filmmakers' Festival in March 2017, where it won three of the festival's top awards for Best Feature, Best Screenplay and Best Performance. Great Great Great was released theatrically that same year. At the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018, Jones and Sarah Kolasky received a nomination for Best Original Screenplay.In 2018 he published his first young adult novel, an adaptation of Fire Song. (en)
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