TAYLOR OLSON Taylor Olson is an actor/ writer/ filmmaker based in K’Jipuktuk/ Halifax and a recipient of the Arts NS Emerging Artist Recognition Award, 2020. He has written and/ or directed a number of short films, which have won prizes at film festivals across the country including CBC’s Short Film Face Off. Most recently, Taylor completed his feature film directorial debut Bone Cage, which he adapted from Catherine Banks’ play by the same name. Bone Cage just premiered at FIN Atlantic International Film Festival 2020 and swept the awards winning Best Atlantic Feature, as well as Best Atlantic Director, Screenwriting & Cinematography. As a film actor, Taylor has received seven ACTRA Maritimes nominations and the David Renton Award for Outstanding Performance at FIN, 2018. Next up, Taylor has two feature films in pre production, his sophomore directorial feature film Look at Me and Bystanders, co-written with his partner Koumbie & which he will co-produce.