Lillian Alling
Northern Town Films is based in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

Currently in pre-production is the feature film A Long Way Around To An Unusual Destiny, a co-production with GalaFilm Montréal, Québéc.

Currently in Production is the short film Homecoming Song

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grubsteak4The Grubstake Remix

A live remix performance of Nel Shipman’s 1923 classic The Grub-Stake. Composed and directed by Daniel Janke.
Feature film released February, 2016. A production of Northern Town Films. Visit the Website for screening dates near you.


Short Film, 7:40, February 2012
An experimental documentary about the Yukon River as flowing from the future into the past.
Writer/director Daniel Janke
Featuring the Bozzini String Quartet.
Winner – MITY Award, DCISFF 2012







Finding Milton

Short Film, 3:40, for Bravo!FACT - 2011
Writer/director – Daniel Janke

Winner – MITY Award, DCISFF 2011.







How People Got Fire

Animated short film, 14:00 min., 2009
A National Film Board of Canada  production 

Writer/composer/director Daniel Janke; Producers Martin Rose and Svend-Erik Eriksen; Head animators Chris Auchter and Jay White. Winner – MITY Award-DCISFF 2009; Best animation-Dreamspeakers; Teueikan Award-LandInSights Festival, Montreal; Best Short Doc-Imaginative; Best animated Short-AIFF, San Francisco. Finalist-WGC Screenwriting Award; Nominee-Golden Sheaf Award; Official selection-Annecy, France.


Northern Town

CBC television mini-series, six episodes, 2006
A production of Foundry Films and Northern Town Films; Directed by Gary Burns; Produced by Daniel Iron and Daniel Janke; Written by Kate Miles, Bob Martin, and Daniel Janke; Story editor Don McKellar.

Purchase online, six episodes, 1 DVD





The Lottery Ticket

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Short Film, 6:00  for Bravo!FACT - 2003
Writer/director – Daniel Janke
Writer/actor – Brian Fidler

Winner Best Comedy – Indie Film Festival, 2003


All We Like Sheep

Short film, 8:00 min., 2002
Nominee – ‘Best Comedy,” Indie Film Festival, 2003.

Life in the Rupununi: a musical anthology

Documentary film for UNICEF and C.B.R. Guyana, South America, 1994

Music Up here

Documentary series for NEDAA – Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon, 1992