CyberCraft Video Productions was established in 2016 by Dionne Copland and Turner Stewart. Their first film, Computer Hearts, was released internationally on home video in 2015, and was shortly followed by the films S.I.D.S., Don't Look Down, Inferno, and Haxx Deadroom, which have each screened at film festivals all over the world. Our team has worked with Directors such as Tess Paul (Softcore), Joshua Gratton (Cuties), Danny Kai Mak (Chances, The Kubler-Ross Condition), and Tom Huckabee (Taking Tiger Mountain), serving in several different roles including Producers, Cinematographers, Camera Operators, Film Festival Organizers, and Distribution Consultants. The CyberCraft Team is currently working on the film festival strategy for Dionne Copland’s first feature film Cold Wind Blowing.
Dionne Copland is the Canadian filmmaker responsible for Writing and Directing the short films Inferno, Don't Look Down, A Thousand Words, and Haxx Deadroom. She was the film programmer for the University of British Columbia Film Society from 2014-2016, and in May 2017 she graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Major in Film Production and Minor in Film Studies. In December 2016 Dionne co-founded her production company/home video label CyberCraft Video with her partner, Turner Stewart. Raised in the video store, Dionne has a deep connection to all types of cinema. Although she lives and breathes film in both her professional and spare time, Dionne also enjoys recording a weekly horror-comedy podcast with her best friend Katelynn Dey titled Ales From the Crypt. In 2019 Dionne Copland is debuting her first feature-length film, Cold Wind Blowing.
Turner Stewart is the Producer and Director behind the award-winning films Computer Hearts and S.I.D.S., the latter of which has screened at film festivals across the globe and netted Turner awards for his “Fearless Performance” and for “Rookie Filmmaker of the Year.” Working closely with his partner Dionne Copland, he has served as the Producer and Director of Photography on several of her projects, including her 2016 short Inferno. As a Producer, he has worked with several emerging filmmakers on award-winning short films in Vancouver, as well as Producing the feature-length films Cuties and Cold Wind Blowing from first-time directors Joshua Gratton and Dionne Copland, respectively. Turner has acted as the Director of Photography on several independent features, including Cuties, Cold Wind Blowing, and With Friends Like These. His featurette Computer Hearts found critical success within the underground horror scene, and was self-distributed world-wide on home video through CyberCraft Video and several independent Video-on-Demand platforms. He is the former President of the UBC Film Society, and where he worked towards the theatrical exhibition and promotion of independent Canadian genre cinema in Vancouver, Canada, collaborating with institutions such as Telefilm Canada and the Vancouver International Film Festival to bring contemporary Canadian cinema to the University of British Columbia campus. He graduated with a BFA Double Major in Film Studies and Film Production from the University of British Columbia in May 2017, and received scholarships for his hard work and dedication to the Film Studies program and for promoting a love for cinema on campus.