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Rising Albertans In Film

Updated: Jan 29, 2018

GENTLEMEN TO WATCH

AARON BERNAKEVITCH


An award winning Cinematographer, Aaron has filmed many commercials, shorts, films, and promo videos in the last five years his career has taken off in Calgary. He’s been a part of; The Night Pond, Dear Kate (Short) (post-production), The Money Tree (Short), Like Sunday Morning (Short), Eli Regrets (post-production), Claddagh (Short), Adventures of a Pizza Guy, Hug-O-Gram, World, Word of Mouth, Treacherous Heart, Petunia: A Singing Piece of Licorice (Short) won a Rosie Award and many more.


Photo courtesy of Calgary Film Aaron on the far right.


K EN TS PEAKMAN


Kent is on a journey, which he decided on even before his first part time jobs in high school when he was a dishwasher at Earls and Joeys in Edmonton. He now resides in Los Angeles; producing live and recorded shows, films, music videos, and exclusives with artists such as Drake, Kygo, Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky, Nick Cannon, Alyssa Milano, Allen Thick and Quinton Aaron. He has been on screen in numerous feature films and was honored to appear in the opening of the 42nd Annual Juno Awards with Michael Buble & Gerard Butler. He came back to Alberta and supported W. Brett Wilsons OMG Party in the summer of 2016.


Photo courtesy of Kent Speakman

JOSHUA EMERSON


From Edmonton, Alberta, his big break came when he was cast as Greg Saloga on I Love You, Beth Cooper directed by Chris Columbus and Jonas Konelle on Jennifer’s Body with Megan Fox. With his amazing resume he was able to move to LA. Josh is gearing up for more projects in the next few years. He just starred in The Greater which was in theatres all over; he came back to Calgary and select Canadian Cities in the USA as well.

GERRICK WINSTON


Gerrick Winston is an actor and filmmaker in Calgary, Canada. Beginning his career in the U.S. as a runway and print model, Gerrick modeled for American and Canadian fashion store chains while attending university. He then began pursuing acting, and had been in numerous commercials and television shows as a background actor, until he finally landed his first principle acting role as “Tito”, Michael Jackson’s eldest brother, in the critically acclaimed biopic, “Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story”. Gerrick has shared the small screen with some of Hollywood’s biggest TV actors, like Matthew Perry, Ernie Hudson, Jamie Gertz, and Katie LeClerc. He has also worked as a stunt double for Danny Glover in Director Lawrence Roeck’s gritty western, “Diablo”, and starring Scott Eastwood. Gerrick is a writer/director in his own right, having written and directed a number of short films in the last five years. He most recently entered two of his shorts in the Calgary International Film Festival, and is working on two more.



Photo courtesy of Kenneth Locke

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