Mabooshi film company is devoted to creating provocative, socially-conscious cinema for television, theatrical and other multimedia platforms.

Mabooshi’s 2013 feature documentary Jingle Bell Rocks!, was released by New York-based Oscilloscope Laboratories. It screened in over 30 festivals, enjoyed a theatrical run in 48 states, and garnered a number of awards before being released on DVD & VOD.

Mabooshi principle Mitchell Kezin is a graduate of the Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design and has attended the IDFAcademy Summer School in Amsterdam, the Berlinale Talent Campus (an initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival), the Canadian Screen Training Centre. He has written and directed award-winning short drama and short documentary projects, as well as a dramatic feature film.

Recognition for Jingle Bell Rocks!

  • Best of Fest and Emerging Filmmaker Awards, Yorkton Film Festival
  • Best World Documentary, Whistler Film Festival
  • Nominated for Best Arts Documentary & Best Editing, Canadian Screen Awards

Recognition for Dissonance

  • Telefilm Canada/National Screen Institute Drama Prize
  • Award of Achievement for Writing and Direction at SUPERFEST XXI (Media Festival on Disability) in Berkeley, California

Recognition for Steam: A journey aboard the Royal Hudson

  • Best Short Documentary, Montreal World Film Festival