Demo Reel, 2019

Kenny McDonald is a Vancouver-born filmmaker. He has worked as a Director, Director of Photography, and Editor on feature narrative films, documentaries, short films, and a wide range of commercial campaigns. 

In 2019 he completed the 2-year MFA in Documentary Media at Ryerson University. Now, he delivers exceptional work with a passion for striking images and compelling narrative strategies to help dedicated clients tell their stories.



Hood to Woods, 2023

Short documentary for Arc'teryx's global campaign: No Wasted Days

Co-director, Editor

How Sad, 2023

Music video for Janette King

Director, Director of Photography

Arc'teryx, 2021

Product Campaign launch video: Alpha SL Anorak 


Arc'teryx, 2021

Product Campaign launch video: Agrium


B Yoga, 2021

Fall Collection launch video

Director, Director of Photography

Halfmoon Yoga, 2021

Fall Collection launch video. 

Director of Photography

Airplane, 2021

Music video for Janette King's rich and energizing single, Airplane, featured on Complex UK

Director, Director of Photography 


2021 | Dir. James Kim

Short documentary for Arc'teryx  




2019 | Dir. Kenny McDonald

Two brothers, Jack and Dan, have been estranged for 19-years. For the first time, in this short documentary film, they confront the pervasive impact of their decisive separation.

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Director, Director of Photography, Editor

Shark Week 

2018 | Dir. Bri Proke

A feature film about lonely burnout Bill Berney skateboarding through the city in search of his lost dog. In the course of this sweaty summer day, Bill is repeatedly confronted with people from his past.

2nd Unit Cinematographer



2021 | Dir. Kenny McDonald

16mm Kodak Double X film stock. Soundscape by Nomiso Studios


Beach Day

2018 | Dir. Kenny McDonald

Integrating 8mm film stock with digital images, this short film explores a dog's subconscious experiences. Soundscape by Earth Moon Alliance




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