Best Feature Film – Vail Film Festival (2016)

Best Feature Film – Speechless Film Festival (2016)

Best Feature Film – Defy Film Festival (2016)

Best Director – Defy Film Festival (2016)

Best Actor (Dylan Harman) – Defy Film Festival (2016)

Best Feature Film – Sunscreen Film Festival (2016)

Best Supporting Actor (Julian Richings) – Sunscreen Film Festival (2016)

Best Feature Film under 250k – Toronto Independent Film Festival (2016)

Best Feature Film – Hamilton Film Festival (2015)

Best Actor (Dylan Harman) – Hamilton Film Festival (2015)



The Rainbow Kid Theatrical Reviews

National Post


Richard Crouse

One Movie Our Views

The Stevil Dead on Movies

Cinema Axis

The Rainbow Kid TIFF Reviews

One Movie Our Views

Seventh Row

The Film Corner With Greg Klymkiw

Next Projection

Now Magazine

Stephen Holt Show

Sean Kelly On Movies


Scene Creek


The Rainbow Kid TIFF Coverage

The Rainbow Kid Premiere at TIFF

CBC News

The Rainbow Kid

Canada AM interview

Film Offers New Perspective on Special Needs

Kire Paputts and Dylan Harman interview on CP24

Director and Stars on The Rainbow Kid

CP24 Noon Hour interview with Kire Paputts, Dylan Harman, and Krystal Nausbaum

Director Hopes The Rainbow Kid Changes Views of Disability In Movies

Toronto Star

Actor With Down Syndrome Anchors Indie Canadian Film The Rainbow Kid at TIFF 2015

Canadian Press

TIFF Directors Use Short Film as Calling Card

CTV News

Canadian Director Kire Paputts Talks The Rainbow Kid and Disability in Film

Seventh Row

Kire Paputts’ The Rainbow Kid to Premiere at TIFF This Weekend

Inside Toronto

The First Stealth Marketing Campaign of TIFF 2015

Toronto Life

CHCH Exclusive


The Rainbow Kid Crowdfunding Campaign

Kire Paputts and Dylan Harman Interview On CBC Radio

Metro Morning with Matt Galloway (July 17, 2014)

Toronto Director Sheds Light On Special Needs Actors With Down Syndrome 

Global News Toronto (April 1st, 2014)

‘The Rainbow Kid’ Tells Story Of Actor With Down Syndrome

City News Toronto (March 21, 2014)

Giving Opportunities To Actors With Special Needs

Ted Woloshyn Show Newstalk 1010 (March 29, 2014)

Creator Q&A: Kire Paputts

Access Magazine (May 7, 2014)

East-End Filmmakers Launch Crowdfunding Campaign To Bring The Rainbow Kid To Life

The Beach Mirror (March 30, 2014)

The Rainbow Kid kickstarter campaign 

The Film Corner With Greg Klymkiw (March 25, 2014)

The Rainbow Kid Needs Your Help: Must Reach Crowdfunding Goal By April 14th

Popshifter (April 4, 2014)

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched For The Rainbow Kid

Pictureville (July 3, 2014)