ABOUT

Eli Speigel is freelance director and editor born and raised in Toronto, Canada.

His work spans from comedy shorts to sizzles for global toy companies, documentaries to music videos, talk-shows to advertisements and so on & on... & on.

In 2015-2017, Eli ran around with a camera and some friends and made some short films that he's a little embarrassed of now but it culminated in the web series, Liver Than Live, which NOW magazine said "thrives on spontaneity by putting live performances at the forefront." In 2018/2019, the web series, Blood, which Eli directed and edited, played at festivals in New York, New Jersey, Baltimore, and New Haven. As solely an editor, some of his projects include Xander Copp's, The Burglar, Matt Horvat's Charlie, Sabine Spare's Object Reality and a music video for Tange's song, Victories.


In 2020, his short film, Stain, participated in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival. It puttered around the festival circuit for a bit and is now available online via Beyond The Short, Film Shortage, Kino Short of the Week, Shorted, and FlickFair.

In addition to directing EPK for CBC's Strays, Overlord & the Underwoods, and Take Note, 2021 will also see the release of a feature-length cinéma-vérité film called, Plains, and another short film called, Mayonnaise.

Eli is sick of referring to himself in third-person and just wants you to watch his stuff and hit him up so he can keep making more.
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Toronto Official Selection 2020 (white).
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Baltimore New Media
OFFICIAL SELECTION - New Haven Internati
OFFICIAL SELECTION - VIDEODRUNK Film Fes
WINNER - California Music Video  Film Aw
BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM - TORONTO FILM
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