Debris, John Bolton, provided by the National Film Board of Canada


2015, Short Documentary

Debris is a short documentary about Tofino, BC based park ranger and “intertidal artist” Pete Clarkson and the making of his most ambitious and personal project to date: a memorial to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami, made entirely out of marine debris from the disaster. Written and directed by John Bolton and produced by Shirley Vercruysse for the National Film Board of Canada’s Pacific and Yukon Centre.

Debris premiered at the 2015 Vancouver International Film Festival.

2015 Vancouver International Film Festival

Director: John Bolton
Cinematography: Andrew Coppin
Composer: Scott Morgan
Sound Design: Chris McLaren
Executive Producer:
Shirley Vercruysse, National Film Board of Canada