#248 – Spencer Streichert
Spencer Streichert is an actor (of stage and screen), producer, stunt man, and comedian, of Metis, German and Nordic descent, living in Calgary, AB. Growing up performing in community theatre and rodeoing, he began his film career in 2012 shadowing stunt coordinator Daniel Skene on the sci-fi thriller “Stranded”. After moving to Calgary in 2014, he began to learn various filmmaking techniques through NUTV, and studied acting & creative writing at the University of Calgary. Spencer has independently recorded and released 3 stand-up comedy albums, was a Canadian Comedy Award nominee in 2018, and is a 6x Best of Calgary nominee (Best Comedian 2018/2019, Best Actor & Best Filmmaker 2019/2020 ). He has been a team member on 2 Telus Storyhive funded digital shorts “Lust in the Time of Heartache”(2014) and “Red Water Valley”(2018). In 2019 Spencer produced “A Goog Night Sleeps” which just began its festival run at the Varese International Film Festival, and directed an experimental short “Emote” Which began its festival run with the Lift-Off First Time Filmmakers Sessions. Spencer is also a festival director and co-founder of the Quarantine International Film Festival (QIFF) which was started on March 13th, 2020 as a way for filmmakers from around the globe to stay creative in self Isolation, and has quickly grown to be a favourite among filmmakers world-wide.
Spencer Streichert on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0xexfIK2DDtWEQBWQ9XVN6
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