Eadweard is a 2015 Canadian drama film written by Josh Epstein and Kyle Rideout, directed by Kyle Rideout and produced by Josh Epstein. The film, a psychological drama, stars Michael Eklund as photographer Eadweard Muybridge. The film's Canadian premiere was at the Vancouver International Film Festival in Vancouver, British Columbia on October 2, 2015.
The film began shooting around Greater Vancouver in July 2013.
Aside from screening at various film festivals, the film had a successful theatrical run in several Canadian cities.
A psychological drama centered around world-famous turn-of-the-century photographer, Eadweard Muybridge who photographed nude and deformed subjects, became the godfather of cinema, murdered his wife's lover, and was the last American to receive the justifiable homicide verdict.
Awards and accolades
- Best Production Design (Kyle Rideout),
- Best Costume Design (Florence Barrett),
- Best Make-Up (Kathy Howatt),
- Best Hairstyling (Darcy Burns), and
- Best Supporting Performance by a Male (Christopher Heyerdahl).
At the 2015 FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival, Eadweard won first prize (i.e. second place) in the Audience Choice Awards, Best Feature category.
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