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Gary Harvey is a television director and producer. He directed episodes 211  What Goes Up Must Come Down , 402 Osso Barko, and 404  Born This Way  of Being Erica.

In a recent interview he answers the question of how he began his career:

"My directing career began on the series Madison in 1994 where, incidentally I met Pete Mitchell, showrunner on Murdoch Mysteries. I didn’t have the common trajectory of many career directors where I knew when I was 10 that I had to direct movies. I knew it had to be entertainment, television and movies in particular, but by the time I was 16, I was convinced I was going to make my way into it through acting."

"Once out of high school I studied acting. I deeply loved, and still do, the dichotomy of extreme focus and discipline versus the chaotic and random lifestyle of actors. However once I was in it and was able to examine it, I knew that it wasn’t what my childhood inspiration had intended. Treading the boards was no longer my way in. When I moved behind the scenes and I saw a director in action for the first time, it was probably the biggest ah-ha moment of my career. I knew then that everything I had been doing since I was a child was leading me to this thing. It was exciting and inspiring. So then it was a matter of breaking down that door. Eventually, that opportunity opened up for me and the rest is history as they say." [1]

Gary Harvey received a nomination for the 2019 Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television awards for Best Direction: Home for the Holidays.

Director

In the Company of Women (2020)
The Trial of Terrence Meyers (2020)
My Big Fat Mimico Wedding (2018)
Murdoch Mystery Mansion (2018)
Home for the Holidays (2017)
Great Balls of Fire, Part 1 (2016)
Great Balls of Fire, Part 2 (2016)
24 Hours Til Doomsday (2015)
Double Life (2015)

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