Shoy Pictures is a Toronto based production company founded by two brothers, Matthew and Dylan Shoychet. Shoy Pictures primarily works within film and shorts, documentary and all narrative genres of storytelling. Shoy Pictures also offers production and services for corporate videos and advertising, as well as special event videography and editing.
Like its founding brothers, the passion of Shoy Pictures is the transformation of vision into reality through storytelling, and by doing so, emotionally connecting to audiences. Working with clients as collaborators, Shoy Pictures treats every project differently, uniquely and open-mindedly. They do not just meet expectations, they exceed them.
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Matthew Shoychet is a Toronto based filmmaker and is the co-founder of Shoy Pictures. As an avid moviegoer and patron of the Toronto International Film Festival, he has always pursued his desire to create within the medium of film. He has a BFA in Film Production from York University, as well as a post graduate from Sheridan College’s Advanced Television and Film program.
Short films directed by Matthew, (both narrative and documentary), include “Portarë,” (2009), “Red Ether,” (2011), “Faker Chaser,” (2012), “Patrick: Evil Awakens,” (2014), “Anne Frank: 70 Years Later,” (2015), and “Voices of Liberation,” (2015).
In 2018, Matthew directed the award-winning documentary feature film, “The Accountant of Auschwitz.” The film premiered at the prestigious Hot Docs International Documentary Festival, where it was voted the runner-up People’s Choice Best Film. It went on to receive critical acclaim worldwide, premiering in many festivals, and screened theatrically across Canada. It was nominated for Dorfman Best Film Award at the UK International Jewish Film Festival, and was nominated for the John Schlesinger Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, (an award given to first-time documentary filmmakers). Stay tuned for more release information coming soon…
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Dylan is a Toronto based film and entertainment producer and is the co-founder of Shoy Pictures Inc. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree at Western University, as well as a TV Writing and Producing degree from Humber Colleg. Dylan is certified in comedy writing and improv from the Second City Training Center in Toronto. He also has extensive experience working as a producer in the corporate event space working for companies such as Mandel Entertainment Group and BiG HQ.
In 2018, Dylan co-founded Keepsake Video Inc., a video production company dedicated to creating high quality personal profile “Keepsake Videos” of individuals or couples, in order to introduce them to, and share their stories with, future generations of family and friends.
He once built a time machine out of some dental floss and macaroni noodles, but never ended up using it...
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