Terrance Odette

Terrance Odette

Terrance Odette, an Award Winning Filmmaker, dropped out of high school at 16 and spent the next 18 years working in various jobs from Printer to Hospital Orderly. In 1994, with a critically acclaimed music television series "Listen UP", Odette began producing and directing music specials, including over 100 music videos.

Writing and directing his first feature film Heater in 1999 to great critical acclaim, (Variety, Village Voice, MacLean's, voted Top-Ten All-Time Canadian Films Vancouver Sun), the film garnered 9 awards, 3 for writing and directing and festival achievement: Sundance, Vancouver, London. Odette's 2nd feature, Saint Monica (2002) again played successfully to international festivals (Toronto, Berlin, Vancouver) and won multiple awards, including "Best film" at the Sarasota Int'l Film Festival.

Odette's film Saint Monica was selected to play the 2005 Hampton Int'l Film Festival in a special screening of "Best of Berlin's Kinderfest". Sleeping Dogs is his 3rd feature. Odette continues to write and direct and lives with his wife and their daughter in Hamilton, Ontario.