Camera Shy

Watch Camera Shy

  • NR
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 7.3  (50)

Camera Shy is a Canadian indie comedy movie that was released in 2012. It's directed by Mark Sawers and stars Nicolas Wright, Gerard Plunkett, and Crystal Balint in lead roles. The movie tells the story of a young man named Theo Borloff (played by Nicolas Wright) who is a talented photographer but suffers from intense camera shyness.

The plot of Camera Shy follows Theo, who works as a freelance photographer and sells his pictures to a local newspaper. However, when Theo's editor assigns him to photograph the inauguration of a new bridge, he is overcome by his fear of the camera and fails to capture any usable shots.

Desperate to overcome his phobia, Theo seeks the help of a therapist (played by Gerard Plunkett). With the therapist's encouragement, Theo decides to face his fear head-on and begins a series of bizarre and amusing attempts to overcome his camera shyness.

Meanwhile, Theo develops a romantic interest in a beautiful pastry chef named Nat (Crystal Balint). Nat has a unique appreciation for the beauty of the world around her and inspires Theo to view the world through a new lens.

As Theo continues to work through his fears, he also has to navigate his complicated relationship with his father (played by John Cassini) and his estranged sister (played by Camille Sullivan).

Overall, Camera Shy is a charming and light-hearted movie that explores the theme of overcoming fear and finding one's passion. The performances by Nicolas Wright, Gerard Plunkett, and Crystal Balint are engaging and humorous, and the story is well-paced and enjoyable to watch.

In terms of cinematography, the movie showcases some beautiful shots of Vancouver and the surrounding countryside, highlighting the beauty of the natural world that Theo is so afraid to capture on camera.

One of the standout features of Camera Shy is its unique and quirky sense of humor. The movie isn't afraid to tackle some absurd and outlandish situations, but it does so with a goofy charm that keeps the story grounded in reality.

All in all, Camera Shy is a feel-good comedy that will leave you smiling and feeling inspired. It's a great movie for anyone who has ever struggled with fear or self-doubt and needs a little bit of encouragement to pursue their dreams.

Camera Shy is a 2012 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

Camera Shy
Where to Watch Camera Shy
Camera Shy is available to watch free on Plex, Tubi TV and Vudu Free. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Camera Shy for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.
  • Release Date
  • MPAA Rating
  • Runtime
    1 hr 31 min
  • Language
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (50)