Not Your Average Bear

OCanFilmFest2020 Ottawa Canadian Film Festival

No job and no prospects for a future. An average Joe gets creative in making a scheme to rob some armed guards.

Written by Simon Longmore and directed by Cliff Skelton, “Not Your Average Bear” is a multi- award winning short film that tells the story of a daring robbery pulled off by the most unlikely of culprits. What an average man will do when pushed to his limits.

Cliff Skelton

Cliff Skelton, director

Cliff was born and raised on a small ranch in the scenic countryside of Alberta, Canada. At age 20, he ventured to New York City to train at the HB Actors Studio under the great William Hickey. After a successful four-year career in Europe in front of the camera, he embarked into the world of film directing music videos and commercials. With an insatiable appetite for all things visually creative, Cliff learned cinematography, editing, and motion control time lapse.

Writer Simon Longmore answered a few questions.