Wesley Cannon (he/him)

Documentary Filmmaker | Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Wesley is drawn towards stories that explore the complexities and paradoxes of contemporary religion and our relationship to it. His work centers human dignity and references ethnographic methodologies and perspectives. He holds a BA in Media and Screen Studies & Religious Studies from Northeastern University.

His first festival film (co-directed with Anthony Farenwald), The Cloud of Unknowing (2019) won Best NH Short Documentary at the New Hampshire Film Festival and was an Official Selection of Orlando Film Festival and BendFilm Festival. The film made its broadcast debut on Vermont PBS the day after Christmas 2019.

Wesley is currently in pre-production for his debut documentary feature film, Peace Cathedral.


As a freelancer, Wesley has 6+ years of experience in commercial film production. During this time, Wesley has worked with companies like HBO Max, National Geographic, Reebok and PBS on projects ranging from live events to commercial advertisements. Currently, he freelances in Greater Boston and New Hampshire and is available to work in the various roles:

  • Associate Producer
  • Production Coordinator
  • Key Production Assistant
  • Videographer / 2nd Camera (GH5)
  • Assistant Camera / 2nd AC
  • Video Editor / DIT
  • Sound Recordist (MixPre3 II, NTG4, RodeLink)
  • Media Production Consultant

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