Jack Weisman

nuisance bear

Toronto, CA


Jack Weisman is an award-winning director, cinematographer, and producer whose work has premiered at major film festivals, including TIFF, Sundance, SXSW, IDFA, Sheffield DocFest, and True/False. Jack is a co-founder of the US Canadian production company Documist and an Executive Producer for The Territory (Audience Award, Special Jury Award, Sundance 2022). He has a BFA in Film Production from York University (2015). Jack is passionate about inclusive approaches to storytelling that connect with the natural world. The short documentary Nuisance Bear (Canadian Screen Awards Nominee for Best Short Documentary 2022, Honorable Mention: Best Canadian Short Film, TIFF 2021) is his directorial debut.


Nuisance Bear