Adrian Wallace is a Toronto-based award-winning writer-director-actor. He won a 2021 Canadian Screen Award for ‘Best Direction in a Docuseries’, contributed by his latest documentary, Black Sun -- which premiered on CBC Television, and was acquired by CBC Gem as part of the docuseries Being Black in Toronto.
Studying a vast array of creative fields from dramatic arts, comedy writing, acting, and film and television production, Adrian has written, directed, and produced work officially selected at film festivals worldwide, and served as Creative Director for the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) in his early career.
As the creator-writer-director and co-lead of the award-winning web series, Courtside, it has been screened globally, winning an ‘Audience Choice Award’ at the 2017 Miami WebFest, and claiming ‘Best Web Series’ at the 2018 Toronto Nollywood International Film Festival.
Adrian was a participant in the Being Black in Canada Program presented by Netflix, and was also accepted into Reelworld’s Emerging 20 Program, and their Level UP Director's Program partnered with Rogers Sports & Media. Currently, he is actively pitching and developing a pair of original TV series, and is developing his feature film debut.