Darcy Van Poelgeest
Writer / Director / Comic Creator
Darcy Van Poelgeest is a multi-award winning writer and director living in Vancouver, B.C. His film work has screened at festivals around the world, in galleries, and become a best seller on iTunes. Darcy is also an accomplished commercial director having worked with top advertising agencies including Cossette, Taxi and DDB.
His latest short film The Orchard received a bravoFACT Award, premiered at the 34th Vancouver International Film Festival, won 5 awards at the L.A. Shorts Awards including Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Director, 2 festival Audience Choice awards, and nominated for 4 Leo Awards. In 2017 Darcy received a Canadian Screen Award for co-producing Randall Okita's debut feature, The Lockpicker.
His debut comic series LITTLE BIRD (Image Comics) was nominated for the Harvey Awards "Book of the Year", and won the 2020 Eisner Award for "Best Limited Series", and is now available in seven foreign languages. Currently Darcy is working on several more books with Dark Horse Entertainment, BOOM! Studios, and Image Comics, including the much anticipated sci-fi epic, PRECIOUS METAL.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Fan Expo Vancouver 2023 - February 18-20, 2023 in Vancouver, BC