A Film About Love, Loss, Hope

Black Iris is a full-length feature film from Alberta Filmmakers Director/Writer/Producer Ryan Northcott, Producer Jillian Lee, and Producer Eric Giesbrecht.

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“In Darkness…
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Nick Thomas

Director of Photography/Cinematographer

The Black Iris Team

Ryan Northcott


Ryan Northcott is a Canadian actor, director, producer, and writer whose career has spanned over 20 years in the film, television, and advertising industries.

Eric Giesbrecht


Eric Giesbrecht is a producer at Mediapop Films who began his career in theatre, television, and advertising.

Nick Thomas


Nick Thomas is an award-winning Director of Photography & Co-founder of the production boutique DDG which was founded in 2007.

Tara Fleming

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Tara Fleming is a Sr. marketing communications professional with over 15 years’ experience managing and producing a variety of digital, internal, and external marketing and communication projects for her clients – from world-renowned brands, to start-ups, to government agencies.


News, Stories & Updates

Wait. A Blind Actor Has Never Been a Lead?!

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Long after I wrote “Black Iris” – a love story about James, who is blinded in tragic but heroic fashion, and Sarah, who is confronting her past demons – I…

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