Random Is My Favourite Colour

Live Action , Documentary , Original

Random Is My Favourite Colour is a Canadian LGBTQ documentary that delves into the life and past of artist Lyle XOX. As Lyle prepares to release his first ever book at Bergdorf-Goodman will he be able to let go of his past to move into a loving future.

The film is directed by Stuart Gillies (Shut Up And Say Something, 2017 and Literally, 2018), and produced by Sebastien Galina and Geoff Manton for BOLDLY.


Watch the film

July 20th, 2019 on CBC TV (CANADA)

November 10th, 2019 on CBC TV (CANADA)

Watch the full film at CBC GEM

Stuart Gillies

Stuart is a director with over sixteen years industry experience. Stuart began his work as a camera assistant in Manchester, England and since then has created projects for brands including Lululemon, SKII, John Walker & Sons, Guinness, Pantene, Vaseline, Vogue, Grazia and for channels including the BBC, Knowledge Network, ABC Australia and Telus Optik. Stuart has worked in Canada, America, Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, India, Dubai, Lebanon, Nigeria, Germany, France and The UK Stuart is a versatile director that evokes emotion through an understanding of all the different elements within the production process. Stuart is 6.4ft, has a French wife, a new born little lady and owns a Beagle called Rocket... and that’s pretty awesome!

Production Co


Re-Recording Mixer

Matt Drake


David Tomiak


Stuart Gillies

Music Clearance Supervisor

Sara Blake

Art Director

Lyle Reimer


Sebastien Galina


Beth Ditto

Executive Producer for CBC

Sheila Peacock


Geoff Manton

Assistant Editor

Andrea Joynt