Saguenay international
short film festival


Churchill, MB, is a famous destination for photographing polar bears. But what do these bears see of us? Nuisance Bear shifts our perspective revealing an obstacle course of tourist paparazzi and wildlife officers whom bears must navigate during their fall migration.

Production :
Distribution :
The New Yorker
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Sound designer :
David Rose
Editing :
Andres Landau
Cinematographer :
Gabriela Osio Vanden and Jack Weisman

  • Jack Weisman

    Jack is an award-winning cinematographer and first-time director living in Toronto. His images have screened at major film festivals including TIFF, Sundance, IDFA, Hot Docs, SXSW, and Big Sky. His credits as cinematographer include When Two Worlds Collide (Best Debut Feature, Sundance 2016); Take a Walk on the Wild Side (2018, Canadian Screen Award for Best Short Documentary).

  • Gabriela Osio Vanden

    Gabriela is a cinematographer based in Toronto. With a background in visual arts and dance, she brings an intuitive sense to her work. Projects she’s collaborated on have premiered at TIFF, IDFA, Hot Docs, and Camerimage, among others. Her thesis film Rambler, premiered at Camerimage and she was awarded an internship with Phedon Papamichael ASC GSC who she shadowed on Alexander Payne’s Downsizing.