Random Is My Favourite Colour

A film by Stuart Gillies


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 has worked in Canada, America, Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, India, Dubai, Lebanon, Nigeria, Germany, France and The UK developing content for brands and original documentary and narrative projects.


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