• Director / Cinematographer / Editor
• Awards for creative and interpretive approaches
• Commitment to biological and cultural diversity
• B.F.A. Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design
Ed Carswell has been directing educational films for 30 years and has traveled extensively in developing countries. He holds a deep commitment to issues surrounding biological and cultural diversity.
Since 2015, Carswellfilm has worked closely with School Districts and First Nations to create a variety of films.
View Select Films
2020 – Yalis Rising (28 min.)
2019 - Cooperativa - La Lucha Sigue (40 min.)
2019 - Ecology Transforms Youth (38 min.)
2019 - Learning Kwak’wala (6 min.)
2019 – 24 Hour Drum - Taking Action (12 min.)
2018 - Our Language, Our Culture (7 min.)
2018 - Embracing Life - 24 Hour Drum Pow Wow (9 min.)
2017 – 24 Hour Drum - Seeking Wisdom (19 min.)
2016 - Drumbeats & Dreams (27 min.)
2016 - Shared Drum, Shared Territory (9 min.)
2015 - 24 Hr Drum - Aboriginal Youth in Sea to Sky (34 min.)
2014 – Tribal Canoe Journey - 5 min.
2013 - Verna no.688 - Honouring Residential School Survivors - 16min.
2008 - Pacific Biological Station - 100th Anniversary - 24 min.
2007 - Empowering Youth - 16 min.
2006 - Water on Tap - 7 min.
2005 - Thirsty Planet - 27 min.
2001 - Think Big - Protecting Natural Systems in the Rocky Mountains - 27 min. Our flamboyant host, Don Enright, leads us through the challenges facing environmentalists and conservation biologists in the Rocky Mountains. Credits: Writer / Producer / Director / Videographer / Editor (Avid Composer) / Illustrator.
1995 Cameraman / Editor - Canadian Airlines International (Calgary, Alberta) - Worked with various producers to complete airline promotion and employee training videos, including destination work in Canada, United States and Mexico
1988 - 95 Filmmaker, A/V Coordinator, Alberta Environmental Protection - wrote, directed, and edited educational films, videos, and laserdisc productions for three provincial parks in Kananaskis Country, Alberta.
- designed and maintained Visitor Center displays
- partnered with Parks Canada (Banff), Calgary Zoo, and Access Network (Calgary)
A SneakPeek to the 90's
Dr. G. O. Morph - An interactive Geology Program
Think Big (2000)
Protecting Natural Systems in the Rocky Mountains
Bow Valley - A Very Special Place
Alberta Special Places 2000 Nomination Film
Himalaya South (2002)
Celebrating the cultural diversity of India and Nepal