Director of film festival darling and iTunes #1 documentary BURT’S BUZZ, Toronto based director Jody Shapiro is a new addition to double wide media’s roster. Jody is a frequent collaborator and producer for Guy Maddin and Isabella Rossellini for many projects including: My Winnipeg, The Saddest Music in the World, and Animals Distract Me.
Jody’s directorial work includes Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno, a webby nominated series about the mating habits of insects, and the feature documentary How To Start Your Own Country, a hilarious exploration of the micro-nations that are frequently overlooked by better known and drastically larger countries. How To Start Your Own Country was an Official Selection of the Toronto International Film Festival and IDFA. Jody is currently in development on a new documentary web series.