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some recent creations

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Joint Ventures

My company, AAA Video Recording, produced this short promotional video for the Manitoba Construction Sector Council highlighting the benefits of creating Joint Ventures like the one that Hugh Munro Construction had with Berens River First Nation on the East Side …

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Descrambled Eggs

Collaboration with poet Steve Currie.

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The Lumo is an interactive projector for kids. I co-wrote, produced, directed, and edited this promotional video for the Lumo’s Indiegogo campaign.

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Push Parade

This short dance/horror/comedy film is a reflection of my experiences at the Dance for the Camera workshop in Victoria BC, where I grappled with my proclivity toward realism in a film’s “ordinary world” while also seeking to incorporate choreographed and …

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Forever in Blue Jeans

I have a thing for musical montages. Camera and editing by me. Choreography by Ming Hon, performances by Kayla Henry, Ali Robson, and Natasha Torres-Garner.

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Co-directed and shot this music video for Winnipeg rapper Employee of the Month. Took some real risks with that beach sequence – you can see one firework shooting right at us at the end.

My reason for creating [films]
is almost as if I would dance,
except this is a much
more marvelous dance.
It’s because in film,
I can make the world dance!

Maya Deren




Kayla Jeanson shoots like a dancer and edits like a choreographer. Her handheld camera work enables her to get up close and personal with her subjects, and she enjoys spinning stories and stunning audiences. Kayla’s personal films have screened internationally after she graduated from the University of Manitoba’s Film Studies program.

She has worked for and with artists/companies such as Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, Toronto Dance Theatre, Gear Shifting Performing Arts, NAfro Dance Company, Young Lungs Dance Exchange, Rachel Browne, Ming Hon, Q Dance, The School of Contemporary Dancers, and Nova Dance.

Kayla’s web video work for UN1TE Dance Company reached audiences worldwide, while her work with PO-MO Inc. helped launch their company and products into a competitive global industry. 

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