Celeste Koon

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Profile Details

  • Country:   Canada
  • Province/State:   Ontario
  • City:   Toronto
  • How do you Identify?:   Mixed Race
  • Age:   34
  • Experience Level:   Mid-Career
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted, Documentary, and Other
  • Union:   DGC
  • Rep:   Stefan Hogan - OAZ
  • Interested In:   TV Writing Room, Directing Film/Digital for Hire, Directing Music Videos/Commercials, and Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material
  • Recent Credits:   Love Letters From Everest - Writer/Director, Celeste and Moulee Till The End of The World - Writer/Director/Producer, See S2 - Graphic Designer, Designated Survivor S2-3- Motion Graphic Designer, Sesame Street - Writer/Director/Production Designer
  • Favourite Movies:   The Science of Sleep, Son of Rambow, Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Wallace and Gromit, What We Do In The Shadows, Rear Window, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
  • Favourite TV Shows:   Pushing Daisies, Derry Girls, Good Omens, Sesame Street, Aardman's Creature Comforts, Firefly, Skam France
  • Contact Information:   celeste@pennyfarthingpictures.com
  • Link:   http://www.pennyfarthingpictures.com/


Celeste Koon is a natural storyteller with a unique creative  style. As a filmmaker, she is known for her fun, colourful, and creative mixed media style. She has written, directed, and produced, a number of short films which have gotten into festivals across the globe including TIFF Kids, DOC NYC, Clermont Ferrand, Cinekid, The Sarasota International Film Festival, and The St. Louis International Film Festival. Through the success of her films she was commissioned to write and direct two short segments for PBS’s Sesame Street. She has also written and directed for Radical Sheep Productions’ Can You Imagine That, CBC Kids News, and was integral in bringing to life the APTN children’s show Anaana’s Tent.

Celeste focuses primarily in creating content for children and youth. She is active with BIPOC TV and FILM and strives for diverse representation both in front and behind the camera.

Celeste is represented by Stefan Hogan by OAZ Inc. You can see her films and CV at: www.pennyfarthingpictures.com