Photo of Cliff Caines
Photo of Cliff Caines
Cliff Caines
Faculty of Art

Area(s) of Expertise

Post Production Media, Film/Video Production, Expanded Cinema/Animation


Cliff Caines is an independent filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. His films have screened internationally at festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival, CPH:DOX, RIDM, and the American Documentary Film Festival. His first feature-length documentary A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE (2015) received an Honourable Mention for the Colin Low Award for Canadian Documentary at the 2015 DOXA Documentary Film Festival. Caines holds a MFA in Studio Arts: Film Production from Concordia University, and an AOCAD in Integrated Media from the Ontario College of Art & Design (now OCAD University) where he has worked as a Sessional Instructor since 2006.



2002 AOCAD Diploma, Ontario College of Art & Design

2005 MFA Degree, Concordia University

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