This three part series was originally a one episode documentary through a grant from Telus Optik’s Storyhive program.  It chronicles the plight of living on the Downtown Eastside area of Vancouver following several residents as they expose their human side to the world.  This heartfelt, emotional journey had shared its rounds through numerous social media channels, ultimately extending its lifespan to three episodes.

Project Details

Year: 2014-2015
Client: None, Documentary
Eastside Stories // Home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81Cwkpw3iLQ
Eastside Stories: https://vimeo.com/102847672


Director: Brian Ceci, Geoff Livingston
Producer: Arielle Boisvert
Director of Photography: Brian Ceci
Editor: Jon Flahr, Brian Ceci
Assistant Editor: Callum McGuffie, Rob Forbes
Production Managers: Geoff Livingston, Mitchell Ballentine
Illustrator: Lauren Brem
Music: Georges Couling
Production Sound Mixer: Albert Cleto
Supervising Sound Editor: Doug Naugler
Social Media Coordinator: Sarah Merril
Special Thanks: Hives for Humanity, DURC, Women’s Action Group

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