Connor Gaston

Sessional Instructor

B.A. (UVic), M.F.A. (UVic)

Office: FIA 223



Areas of Research & Creative Activity

Screenwriting, directing.


Connor Gaston is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has screened at top festivals around the world, including TIFF. In 2015, he completed his first feature film, The Devout, which premiered at Busan International Film Festival, earned seven Leo Awards, including Best Picture, and won the BC Emerging Filmmaker Award at Vancouver International Film Festival. Connor is a recent graduate of Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre, as well as a member of the 2017 TIFF Talent Lab. He is currently developing his second feature based on his latest short film The Cameraman.


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