Jordan Klassen - Virtuous Circle

Production Company
Vancouver, Canada
Agency / Creative
Post Production / VFX

A powerful video for singer-songwriter Jordan Klassen by Vancouver-based director Farhad Ghaderi and production company BOLDLY, featuring raw performances from Montreal’s Antoine Olivier Pilon and Vancouver’s Ben Andrusco-Daon.

Virtuous Circle explores the joys and pains of brotherhood through the volatile relationship between a young boy and his self-destructive older brother in the pursuit of winning a famous regional long-distance race.

Produced with the co-operation of the Union of B.C. Performers.

This film was created thanks to the generous support of the MVP Project, a joint initiative of RBCxMusic and the Prism Prize (administered by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television).

GOLD Winner - Music Video - Young Director Award 2020
Winner - Best Music Video - Shiny Awards 2020
Winner - Music Video - Kinsale Shark Awards 2020
Winner - Music Video - 1.4 Awards 2020
Winner - Best Music Video - SF Indie Shorts Film Festival
Nomination - UKMVA 2019

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About Boldly

Boldly is an award-winning production company that empowers filmmakers through a culture of care, community, and vision. The result is work that makes impact.

It's up to producers and decision makers to change the way content is made for the better. We work towards this vital shift by uplifting new voices through opportunity, treating everyone with equal respect, and creating inclusive spaces that ultimately foster the best creativity. 

We push creative boundaries by running efficient productions, balanced & maximized budgets, and making the unfeasible feasible. Our commercial work has won at the Clio Awards, YDAs, Shiny Awards, Kinsale Shark Awards, Young Guns 19, and 1.4 Awards. Our narrative work has screened at TIFF, SXSW, Slamdance, Cannes Frontières, Nowness, Prism Prize, the UKMVAs, and has won multiple Vimeo Staff Picks.

In 2019, we won the SBBC Best Company Award.

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