Start The Picture

Start the Picture is a Toronto-based production company committed to the creation and curation of socially-minded and challenging works of cinema. Founded in 2018 by Joe Craib and Sean Meldrum, Empty Nest is Start the Picture’s inaugural film.


Our upcoming projects include Daniel Everitt-Lock's WWI art-house piece From The Thunder,

Zach Closs’ existential chamber drama Step Into My Office, and Sean Meldrum’s directorial debut, the experimental I Am Like The Moon.


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