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FURLINED FOR FANTAVIOUS FRITZ
27 February 2018

Furlined have signed Canadian director and photographer Fantavious Fritz to their roster for commercial representation in the US and UK.

Having grown up in Calgary and attended film school in Toronto, Fritz is a fixture of the local film scene and considered an integral part of Toronto's burgeoning DIY cinema movement.

Fritz first came to international attention when his 2013 short film 'Paradise Falls' was selected as one of the top ten Canadian films of the year at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Atmospheric and quirky, the film tells the story of two adventurous kids who explore a haunted mansion deep within the dark heart of suburbia... and fall in love with the ghost which resides within it.



Following this breakout moment, Fritz has become widely renowned as a director of commercials, music promos, and short films, and his work has been screened all over the world.


Fantavious has a proven artistry. We're excited to work with him and introduce him to the US and UK markets.

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With a cinematic visual sensibility and nuanced approach to imagery (plus a commitment to shooting on film), Fritz weaves intricate, thought provoking stories which feel simultaneously contemporary and nostalgic.

Fritz's music promo work, in particular, shows off his talent for giving the viewer food for thought - trusting the audience to form their own conclusions. His film for Charlotte Day Wilson's 'Work' is a good example, and has a beautiful simplicity which gives us space to ruminate on exactly what the endless escalator ride means.


Commercially, Fritz is known for his fashion films for Stella McCartney and H&M, and was shortlisted for the Young Director Awards in Cannes last year.

His 2016 campaign for Stella McCartney demonstrates the out-of-time sensibility which runs through his work, mixing a retro aesthetic vibe with a warm grade to create something which stands out from the crowd.



Furlined are excited to welcome the up and coming director on board for his first commercial representation throughout the UK and USA.

Ben Davies, EP and Director of Development at Furlined, said of the signing: "Fantavious has a proven artistry. We're excited to work with him and to introduce him to the US and UK markets."

Fantavious Fitz's reel is now live, so head on over to Furlined and take a look. For more information on him or anyone else on the roster, get in touch with Olly Chapman at olly@furlined.com or give the team a ring on 020 3826 6610.

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