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The Hook Up

The Hook Up

| 6 min

The Hook Up is an experimental doc featuring four gay men from two different generations: two nearing age 70 and two 20-somethings. Striking close-up visuals create a powerful sense of intimacy and connection as the men discuss how hooking up has (and has not) evolved for gay men.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

  • writer
    Michael V. Smith
  • director
    Michael V. Smith
  • producer
    Justine Pimlott
  • executive producer
    Anita Lee
  • director of photography
    Lindsay George
  • editor
    Jessica Dymond
  • featuring
    Otto Chan
    Colin Thomas
    Josh Gradilone
    Paul Wong
  • sound design
    Eva Madden
  • sound recordist
    Sandor Gyurkovics
  • production supervisor
    Marcus Matyas
  • production coordinator
    Andrew Martin-Smith
  • gaffer
    Bradley Davis
  • makeup artist
    Min-Jee Mowat
  • production assistant
    Amelia Morris
    Katrina Tadros
  • visual effects
    Branden Bratuhin
  • studio operations manager
    Mark Wilson
  • studio administrator
    Patricia Bourgeois
  • technical coordinator
    Kevin Riley
  • studio coordinator
    Carly Kastner
  • technical assistant
    Q'Mal Labad-Workman
  • marketing manager
    Melissa Wheeler
  • publicist
    Jennifer Mair
  • legal counsel
    Christian Pitchen
  • post production services
    SIM Post Toronto
  • sound editor
    Jean Choi Bot
  • re-recording mixer
    Martin Lee
  • assistant re-recording mixer
    Will Stephens
  • colourist
    Andrew Ross
  • online editor
    Ty Delgaty
  • assistant on-line editor
    Steve Thorpe


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