Award winning producer and director, Dylan Simmons is an emerging filmmaker based in Toronto. Love telling unique and untold stories through motion picture. His debut work as a director includes Blakelock (2014), a comedy/drama short film following by his personal short documentary Vitiligo: An Indelible Spot (2015) that he directed and wrote. His latest project Mimicry (2017) has been screening in many festivals across North American and Europe as well as winning multiple awards. Dylan graduated from Ryerson University's School of Image Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film.
Film by Aliks Chen and Dylan Simmons (Drama, Sci-Fi and Short) Director In the near future, where a new generation of genetically modified IVF embryos allows parents to "customize" their children with designated gender, appearances, and cognitive abilities, a young mother faces an ethical dilemma: choosing whether to customize her baby in vitro, or have a child naturally.
Film (Drama, Fantasy, Romance and Short) Miscellaneous Crew A story of a man disillusioned with the fantasy of a woman. As he traces her steps through the cityscape he learns that sometimes the truth is not as beautiful as the illusion.
MIMICRY • Best Picture • Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
MIMICRY • Best Short Film • LA Shorts Awards
MIMICRY • Best International Short Film • Moving Pictures Festival
MIMICRY • Best Production • Paris Art and Movie Awards
MIMICRY • Best Narrative Short Film • Regina International Film Festival & Awards
MIMICRY • Best Cinematography • Ouchy Film Awards
MIMICRY • Festival de Cannes - Short Film Corner
MIMICRY • Best Story and Screenplay • Open World Toronto Film Festival