film

ON CAMERA

The following demo reel includes a selection of films featuring CJ McGillivray. Her various roles explore a broad range of absurdist comedy, romance and intimate drama.

For a complete summary of her film acting experience, please refer to her acting resume. Recent credits include the reckless romance Argentum, The Curse of Maggie Boon, Romeo and Juliet, Love Empire, Werewolf EyesPhoebe and Bianca Sitting in a Tree and Intercession.

BEHIND THE CAMERA

CJ McGillivray also has experience working as a composer, screenwriter and production designer for independent short films. Here is a selection of her recent work:

  • Trailer for Shades of Us by CJ McGillivray

  • Almost There by CJ McGillivray and Davin Reid

Starring CJ McGillivray and Davin Reid. Directed by CJ McGillivray and Davin Reid, produced by Jackson Davies, cinematography by Diego Arias Montoya, editing by CJ McGillivray, shot on location in Vancouver, British Columbia, featuring The First Day of My Life by Bright Eyes.

RECENT PROJECTS

The following portfolio details a selection of recent film contracts for CJ McGillivray, encompassing her work as an actor, composer, screenwriter and production designer. For more examples of her production experience in film, please refer to her design portfolio.

CORPORATE

CJ McGillivray also does corporate videography and film editing for brand development and marketing purposes. Here is a selection of her recent corporate videography:

  • Tom Lee Music Canada: Synths and Robots Sale

Concept, video editing, sourcing of royalty free music and visuals and creation of text graphics by CJ McGillivray; poster graphic by Lorelle Kjarsgaard. Featuring the song Gemini Robot by Bird Creek. Video created with 0 hours of filming and 5.5 hours of editing.

  • Ashton College: Get Inspired, Get Ahead

Concept and editing by CJ McGillivray. Process: 0 hours of filming and 1.5 hours of editing.

  • Tom Lee Music Canada: Offsets & Oddities Sale

Concept and editing by CJ McGillivray. Poster graphic by Lorelle Kjarsgaard. Process: 0 hours of filming and 14 hours of editing.

Song Credits: Live Worms by Josh Lippi & The Overtimers, Psychedelicacy by Doug Maxwell, A Young Man by ALBIS and Outlet by Silent Partner. Ticket To Nowhere Man and Yeah by Audionautix are both licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

  • Tom Lee Music Canada: Limited Edition Gold Ibanez TS9

Filming and editing by CJ McGillivray. Process: 15 minutes of filming and 45 minutes of editing.

  • Ashton College: Discover the Fascinating World of Robotics

Concept and editing by CJ McGillivray. Process: 0 hours of filming and 3 hours of editing.

  • Tom Lee Music Canada: #Recordingmonth Giveaway

Stop motion photography, concept and editing by CJ McGillivray. Process: 2 hours of photography and 2.5 hours of editing.

  • Tom Lee Music Canada: Acoustic Drum Sale

Sound recording, filming, editing and concept by CJ McGillivray. Featuring Carlos Valdes and Eugene Chong. Poster graphic by Lorelle Kjarsgaard, Eugene Chong as dolly grip and additional setup assistance from Peter Wingham. Original music composed by Carlos Valdes. Process: 2 hours of filming and 3 hours of editing.

  • Tom Lee Music Canada: Fender American Pro Telecaster

Sound recording, filming and editing by CJ McGillivray. Original music and performance by Ed Laslo. Process: 1.5 hours of filming and 4 hours of editing.

  • Tom Lee Music Canada: Looking for the Perfect Keys?

Concept and editing by CJ McGillivray. Process: 0 hours of filming and 1.5 hours of editing.