Kayla Jeanson is a filmmaker and videographer whose particular skills in video production has afforded her the ability to work for performing arts companies internationally, such as ILL-Abilities crew, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, Le Monastère Cabaret du Cirque, and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, and Cirque du Soleil.

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With a keen eye for composition and a natural sense of pacing, Kayla films and edits documentary, narrative, educational, artistic, promotional, commercial, and social media videos. She works independently or with a team of collaborators to realize the vision of each project to ensure the unique needs of every stakeholder and subject are honoured while delivering a high quality video that engages audiences.

She has worked with commercial clients directly and through agencies/production companies, including work for: Budweiser, Lumoplay, Manitoba Construction Sector Council, Berens River First Nation, and La 3S. She has produced work for broadcast on CBC, Bell MTS, and APTN.

As a dance artist herself, Kayla has an affinity for creative folks. Working closely with dance, theatre, and circus artists, Kayla helps individuals and collectives to realize their visions for cinematic projects. Her collaborations include work with: Kyra Jean Green / Trip the Light Fantastic, Nicolas Montes de Oca, Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli, Damian Siqueiros / Terra Sapiens Studio, Stephanie Ballard, Ess Hödlmoser / Strange Wonderful Creature, Abadi Al-Obaidi, Silvia Gertrudix Gonzalez, Danielle Sturk, Zorya Arrow, and Ming Hon. She also mentors and teaches artists to empower them to create their own videos for everything from grant applications to Instagram reels.

Kayla fosters her own interdisciplinary artistic practice that pulls from film, dance, and circus. You can find more information about her performance and more experimental work at www.beh0ld.com