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Writer . Director

Maxwell mcguire

set photo foreverland Max Thieriot Maxwell McGuire directing
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As a writer and director, Max's projects have been financed or distributed by; Netflix, Bron Studios, Telefilm Canada, Ontario Media Development Corp, Hallmark, Lifetime, Tubi, CBC TV, UPtv, Canada Council for the Arts, the Harold Greenberg Fund and multiple international distributors.

Foreverland, his most personal movie, about a young man with cystic fibrosis who goes in search of a miracle in the desert heart of Mexico was produced by Bron Studios and Screen Siren Media and was distributed theatrically by EOne. It screened around the world helping to raise over $250k for Cystic Fibrosis, which Max also suffers from. It stars Max Thieriot, Laurence Leboeuf and Oscar nominees Juliette Lewis and Demian Bichir along with Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Frewer and Thomas Dekker.

Max has since directed multiple thrillers, RomComs and Christmas movies for various networks, where his projects continue to garner top ratings, including Midnight at the Magnolia (CSA nominee for best TV movie) starring Natalie Hall and Evan Williams for Netflix, where it spent weeks as a TOP 10 most watched movie worldwide.

Max is actively developing, Wounded, a wilderness survival thriller which was invited to the International Film Finance Forum at TIFF and the IFP No Borders Market in New York, with development funding from the OMDC and Telefilm Canada.

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