D’Arcy is a highly skilled Director of Photography as well as a passionate storyteller. Priding himself on telling engaging stories of real people. With experience traveling to over 28 countries, D’Arcy has built a reputation to be a very well rounded filmmaker. With experience in stop motion time lapses, steadicam, and After Effects animation, D’Arcy is always thriving to push the limits of technology, to tell fascinating, engaging and heartfelt stories.
D’Arcy has worked closely with Hello Cool World with many clients, such as First Nations Technology Council, VACPC, Arts Health BC, Towards the Heart (BCCDC), together with Agentic on “Room in Your Heart” a Foster Care campaign, and the First Nations Health Authority. He is part of their workshop team for “Drawing Wisdom”, (headed up by Jada-Gabrielle Pape, Saanich & Snuneymuxw Nations) which includes mentoring workshops with First Nations communities using video story telling techniques to explore health related and cultural topics.
He has also worked directly with many community-based foundations/groups producing and directing short films to tell their stories. Some include First United Church, Praxis Spinal Cord Institute and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
D’Arcy has also DOP’d several projects with Love Intersections for Telus Storyhive as well as a short about an Iranian-Canadian who fights for women’s rights through her music for CBC Arts. He is also currently shooting an internally produced documentary for Knowledge Network.
D’Arcy graduated from Capilano University’s Documentary and Small Unit Production program in 2008.