Adrian Wallace is a jack-of-all-trades; a Jamaican-Canadian writer, director, and actor from Toronto, Ontario, striving to establish himself as an industry professional.
In five years of post-secondary education, he has obtained a diploma in Humber College’s Comedy Writing and Performance program, becoming a craftsman as a performer and writer of dramatic formats such as stand-up comedy, theatre, sketch, acting for film and television, radio, and stage improvisation. He is also a graduate of Humber College's Film & Television program, where he developed a vast knowledge of the various parts of film production such as editing and cinematography, majoring in scriptwriting and directing.
Adrian also devotes time as freelance writer and content producer; ranging in works from copywriting, blogging, conceptualizing and shooting digital projects like commercial spots, corporate promos, creative artist videos, and photography.
As a dramatic talent, he has hosted a variety of social events, and performed at some of Toronto's hottest venues such as Second City, Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club and The Rivoli. Natural in front of a camera, Adrian has developed a media personality, with experience interviewing subjects, and whose acting has scored him appearances in a number of short films like CBC Gems' Haus, commercials like Netflix, and TV shows such as Being Erica and Degrassi.
Some of his personal creations include a comedic documentary titled Pull Up Your Pants, in which he both wrote and directed. It screened at the 2014 Montreal World Film Festival winning “Best Student Documentary”, and received a “Royal Reel” film award from the 2015 Canada International Film Festival in Vancouver. As the creator of the web series titled Courtside, the project has obtained six official selections for its first season to date, and won "Best Web Series" at the 2018 Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival.
Upon season two of Courtside, Adrian is currently developing his first feature film, a television series, and looking to book talent roles in upcoming TV/film projects.