This is Jen Walden's 1st feature length film. This film tells the story of Elijah, a young boy who gets lost in the remote northern wilderness. He meets a fantastical creature from the other side of the universe. Through friendship and creativity the two help each other to find their way home.
Currently in pre-production and set to shoot in August 2017. The film will be released spring of 2018.
This is Jen Walden's 3rd short film. It tells the story of a young mute boy who devises an intricate code to communicate with his mother. This film is set to be released summer 2017.
This award winning short was screened at the 2016 Dead North Film Festival, a horror, sci-fi and fantasy genre film making festival in Yellowknife. Preserved won Best Cinematography and Best Editing.
Jen is quickly being recognized as one of Canada's up and coming filmmakers. Her short film Painted Girl, was featured on CBC's Short Film Face Off June 2016. The film debuted at the 2016 Women in Film and Television - Toronto Showcase (WIFT-T) which celebrates and supports women in the industry.
Walden also screened her award-winning short film, Preserved, at the 2016 Dead North Film Festival, a horror, sci-fi and fantasy genre film making festival. Preserved won Best Cinematography and Best Editing.
In 2015, she was the Art Director for the upcoming feature, The Sun at Midnight, directed by Kirsten Carthew and starring Devery Jacobs (Rhymes for Young Ghouls) and Duane Howard (The Revenant).
Currently, Jen is starting production on her latest yet-to-be-titled short film being shot in Yellowknife, NWT.
“There’s a really unique voice that comes out of the North. The voice is different, and I think it’s really dictated by the spirit of this landscape and this community.” - Jen Walden