Brothers Gary and Cory Thibert come from the same womb but different artistic backgrounds. Gary has had a successful music career, performing in several bands and touring internationally, while Cory is the co-artistic director of the award winning indie theatre company: May Can Theatre. With both their bands and original plays they have captured a live and engaging atmosphere with their audiences, challenge themselves with each new project, and have both garnered a reputation in their respective communities. They are confident that they can use everything they have learnt and transfer all of their abilities into filmmaking.
Cory Thibert graduated from the Algonquin College Theatre Arts Program, has experience in directing, writing, producing and performing on the stage including parts in Death of a Salesman, The Glass Menagerie, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Cory is also the co-artistic director of the independent theatre company May Can Theatre. He produces, writes and performs original works alongside his co-creators. May Can Theatre has produced over a dozen original works, they have toured their shows to 7 different cities across Canada. May Can has been nominated for a total of 9 Prix Rideau Awards, one being a nomination for Cory for Outstanding Male Performance for his work in their show Happiness™. They won the Outstanding Duo Award in 2012 for their show Wolves > Boys, and won the Future of the Fringe award for their 2013 show The Tragicall Historie of Nick Wade (and other fuck-ups) both awarded to them by the Ottawa Fringe Festival.
Gary graduated from The Audio Recording Academy in 2005 and has since been a large part of the music community here in Ottawa. He has recorded several demo’s for local talent, helped book countless concerts in the Ottawa area for both local and out of town talent, and also helps run a small record label, Dwyer Records. Gary has a long history of performing in bands as well, the most successful to date being Alaskan. Alaskan has produced and released three full length records and a split 12” as well as toured Canada, the United States and Central/Eastern Europe. He also continues to broaden his approach to music by collaborating and performing with several other local bands. Gary hopes to take the attributes he has acquired through his time as a musician and apply them to creating and producing films with Wolf Pelt Productions.