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Fantavious Fritz is a director, screenwriter and photographer known for creating beautiful and thought provoking imagery with a focus on empathetic storytelling.
Fantavious grew up in Calgary and attended film school in Toronto. A fixture in the local film community, Fritz has been recognized by TIFF as part of Toronto’s burgeoning DIY movement in cinema.
In 2013 his short film Paradise Falls was selected as one of the top 10 Canadian films of the year. Spanning narrative, music video and commercial genres of filmmaking, his work has garnered awards from festivals around the world and commissions from high profile clients, such as Stella McCartney and H&M.
Fritz has worked with some of music’s most celebrated names including Drake and Tyler the Creator, in addition to local artists like Kaytranada and Charlotte Day Wilson, who was featured on NPR. He was shortlisted last year for the Young Director Awards in Cannes.