SAGI KAHANE-RAPPORT

BEHIND THE MASK

Sagi is a Canadian-American film and commercial director based in Toronto, Canada.

With numerous award winning shorts under his belt, as well as a feature length, internationally distributed food documentary, Sagi is constantly looking for new creative boundaries to push. Sagi is a two-time recipient of the Norman Jewison Filmmaker Award, as well as the Ryan Churchill Promising Filmmaker award, the Harvey Hart Director’s Award, and is honoured to be a part of the DOC Institute of Canada's New Visions Incubator. Sagi’s work has screened internationally before thousands of audience members, and has received recognition in festivals such as the Oscar-qualifying Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival, and the Denver Film Festival.

Sagi's work focuses on food, people, and turning regular life into something just a little bit better. He utilizes his editorial and VFX experience to bring that extra spark of magic to every project he works on. He's worked with major brands like Loblaws', McCain, Bell, and Toyota, and continues to tell stories that speak to audiences. His practical effects experience extends from cloud tanks to projection mapping, and he uses those skills to make each project even better.

He also likes longboarding and grilled cheese, but rarely at the same time.