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Director's Bio


Cody Bown

Cody Bown was born and raised in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Using his hometown as a backdrop for all of his films, Cody writes about personal stories and situations that have happened to him or those he loves. Wool is the first film that Bown has written, directed and produced exclusively. It was part of Telefilm Canada’s Not Short on Talent program at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. His previous film Homesick (2013) was accepted into the 2013 Cannes Court Metrage. He also produced Entertainment (directed by Adrian St. Louis), which was part of Telefilm Canada’s 2014 Not Short on Talent program. Cody is working on his first feature film, depicting what life was like growing up in Northern Alberta. He currently lives in Vancouver.