US theatrical and UK streaming

The Gig is Up is now available for pre-order on Apple TV & iTunes ahead of our upcoming theatrical release in the US on October 9th. You can also now stream The Gig is Up in the UK on Dogwoof On Demand. Read about the release and watch the US trailer on Deadline:

UK Premiere at the 74th Edinburgh Film Festival!

More exciting news that THE GIG IS UP will have its official UK premiere at the incredible Edinburgh Film Festival. We are in stellar company alongside some amazing films and filmmakers. it’s truly an honour to share the film with audiences there, and to be part of bringing the story of gig workers to theContinue reading “UK Premiere at the 74th Edinburgh Film Festival!”

DOXA Opening Night Q&A

DOXA is proud to kick off its 20th anniversary festival with The Gig is Up, directed by Shannon Walsh. The Gig is Up takes a close look at gig labour, a growing phenomenon and employment path that promises flexible hours, independence and open recruitment to workers around the world. From delivering food, to transporting passengers, to taggingContinue reading “DOXA Opening Night Q&A”

Poster + Festival Tour updates!

We are thrilled to share our poster, designed by the team at Intermission and Dogwoof! And our trailer also dropped: It’s been a whirlwind, starting with CPH:DOX and launching our North American premiere at Hot Docs! We are eligible for the Audience Award at Hot Docs, so please do be sure to vote! We haveContinue reading “Poster + Festival Tour updates!”

“The Gig is Up” begins the festival tour

“THE GIG IS UP” is set to begin it’s festival tour! The world premiere  will take place at CPH:DOX in competition in Copenhagen  April 21-May 2 2021. The North America premiere at Hot Docs International Film Festival April 29-May  The film will also open Vancouver’s DOXA International Film Festival, May 6-16. If you are in Canada, you can get ticketsContinue reading ““The Gig is Up” begins the festival tour”

World Premiere and North American Premiere announced

The Gig is Up will have its World Premiere at CPH:DOX, and its North American premiere at Hot Docs! Thanks to our team and partners @Telefilm_Canada @cbcdocs @CMF_FMC @POINTDUJOURProd @ARTEfr @Dogwoof @post_moderne @premiumsound @DavidChalmin Shout out to the amazing folks who shared their stories & ideas: Al Hareth Ali Aloudi, Jason Edwards, Annette Moreno, LeilaContinue reading “World Premiere and North American Premiere announced”