Noah Canavan is an award-winning filmmaker, currently based in Boston, MA. Coming from Quincy, Illinois, Noah ventured to the East Coast in 2014 to expand his work in the independent world of cinema. He earned his Master's of Fine Arts degree from Emerson College Film & Media Art program in the Fall of 2017, and he was honored with the Departmental Award of Excellence. In 2014, he graduated with his Bachelor's degree in graphic design and photography, with a minor in film production.
Noah has over 20 films to his name, with work selected in over two dozen festivals, including the Festival de Cannes. Noah has been nominated for best director at multiple Film Festivals, and his work has won Best of Festival, Best Short Film, and Best Student Short Film. His work in graphic design has achieved Addy Awards, and his photography has been displayed within and on the cover of magazines, as well as exhibited in multiple galleries and cafes.
Noah’s multi-award winning MFA Thesis film, 93 Miles made its premiere in March of 2018. Besides writing, photographing, and directing for film, Noah is the editor at Black Math.
- AWARDS -
DEPARTMENTAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE - Emerson College's Film & Media Art, Master of Fine Arts Program
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM - Somerville International Film Festival
BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM - SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival
BRONZE REMI - WorldFest Houston International Film Festival
BEST OF FESTIVAL - Fault-Line Film Festival
BEST SHORT FILM - Missouri Broadcast Educators Association
BEST ROMANCE FILM - Lionshead Film Festival
SILVER ADDY - American Advertising Federation
AWARD FINALIST - Cine Miami Fest
BEST SHORT FILM NOMINEE - Massachusetts Independent Film Festival
BEST NEW ENGLAND FILM NOMINEE - Massachusetts Independent Film Festival
BEST DIRECTOR NOMINEE - Massachusetts Independent Film Festival
BEST US SHORT FILM NOMINEE - Cindependence Film Festival