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Education

  • 2009, BAA Interpretive Illustration, Sheridan Institute, Oakville, Ontario
  • 2005, Applied Photography Diploma, Sheridan Institute, Oakville, Ontario

Filmography

  • 2016- Four Faces of the Moon (In Development) Director, Writer, Producer, Animator, Illustrator
  • 2015- Mia’, Director, Animator, Producer, VFX
  • 2014- Indigo, Director, Co Writer, Illustration, VFX
  • 2014- Haida Raid 3, Save Our Waters, Director, Animator, Mentor, Editor
  • 2009- Honey For Sale, Director, Writer, Editor
  • 2008- Alice Eaton, Director, Writer, Editor

Selected Film Screenings/ Art Exhibitions

  • 2016, Mia', Telefilm - Not Short on Talent, Air Canada In-Flight Selection, Canada.
    Mia', Kassel Dokfest, Kassel, Germany.
    Mia' , Nuite Blanche Winnipeg, 201 Portage Media Panel, Winnipeg, MB.
    Mia', Festival Ciné Alter'Natif, Paris, Nantes, La Turballe, France.
    Four Faces of the Moon, Vancouver International Film Festival,
    Four Faces of the Moon, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto ON.
    Mixed Berries, Installation, Gallery 2, Grand Forks, BC.
    Oskinikiskwew, Solo Stop Motion Installation, Langham Cultural Center, Kaslo, BC.
    Oskinikiskwew, Solo Stop Motion Installation, Oxygen Art Center, Nelson, BC.
    Four Faces of the Moon, Solo Stop Motion Installation, Grunt Galley, Vancouver BC
    Mia', Innsbruck Documentary Film Festival, Innsbruk, Austria
    Mia', Makenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK
    Mia', Native Cinema Showcase, Smithsonian NMAI, Santa F, New Mexico
    Mia', Toronto International Animation Showcase, Toronto, ON
    Mia', Kassel Documentary Film Festival, Kassel, Germany
    Mia', Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
    Mia', Telefilm, Berlinale Film Festival, Not Short on Talent, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015, Mia’, Planet in Focus, Toronto, ON
    Mia’, Ottawa International Animation Film Festival, National Gallery, Ottawa, ON
    Mia’, TIFF, Toronto International Film Festival, Scotiabank Theatre, Toronto, ON
    Mia’, VIFF, Vancouver International Film Festival, Van City Theatre, Vancouver, BC
    Mia’, Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, NS
    Indigo, Native Cinema Showcase, Smithsonian NMAI, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Indigo, Land in Sights Film Festival, Finland.
    Indigo, Myths and Legends, GOMA/Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
    Indigo, Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2014, Indigo, TIFF,Toronto International Film Festival, Scotiabank Theatre, Toronto, ON.
    Indigo, CANNES International Film Festival Short Film Corner, Cannes, France.
    Indigo, SPARK Animation Festival, Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, BC.
    Indigo, LA SKINS FEST, Los Angeles, California.
    Haida Raid 3-Save Our Waters, MaoriLand Film Festival, New Zealand.
    Honey For Sale, National Screen Institute, NSI Online Film Festival
    Indigo, ImagineNATIVE Media Arts and Film Festival, Toronto, ON
  • 2011, Speak Easy Arts and Crafts Show, Illustration Exhibitor, Toronto, ON.
  • 2010, Alice Eaton, Southern Youth Film Festival (SUFF), George, South Africa.
    Honey For Sale, Keepers of the Earth, Winnipeg, MN.
    Living Earth Living, group exhibition, University of Toronto, Hart House, Toronto, ON.
  • 2009, Alice Eaton, Land in Sights Film Festival, Finland.

Selected Awards/ Grants

  • 2016,Ghosts, BC Arts Council, Media Arts Grant
    Mia', Best Short Animation, Festival Ciné Alter'Natif, Paris, Nantes, La Turballe, France.
    Mia', Golden Sheaf Award for Best Aboriginal Award, Yorkton Film Festival, Yorkton, Regina
    Mia', Best Short Animation Award, Victoria Film Festival
    Four Faces of the Moon Installation, BC Arts Council Visual Arts Grant
  • 2015, Vancouver Mayors Arts Awards, Emerging Media Artist
    Indigo, Best Short Narrative Film, Cine Las Americas, Austin Texas.
  • 2014, Mia’, National Film Board, Animation Studio FAP, Montreal QC.
    Indigo, Best Short Film, The Women's International Film & Television Showcase Hollywood, CA
    Haida Raid 3, Best Music Video, ImagineNATIVE film Festival
    Indigo, Best Canadian Short Drama, ImagineNATIVE film Festival
    Four Faces of the Moon, Canada Council for the Arts, Media Arts Production Grant
    Mia’, National Screen Institute,Aboriginal Documentary Prize
    Eyes of the Other World, National Film Board, Animation Studio, Montreal QC
  • 2013, Ontario Arts Council, 2013 KM HUNTER ARTIST AWARD for Film and Video
    Four Faces of The Moon, Ontario Arts Council, Research and Development
    Indigo, National Film Board Animation Studio, Montreal, QC.
  • 2012, Honey For Sale, Planet in Focus Film Festival, Feature Film Green Pitch Winner
    Indigo, Canada Council for the Arts Aboriginal Media Arts Production Grant
    Indigo, Ontario Arts Council, Media Arts Projects, Media Arts Production Grant

Publications

  • 2016, Mia', enRoute Air Canada, ImagineNATIVE Shorts, VIFF 40th year animation
    Four Faces of the Moon, Annick Book Press, Hard Cover Children's Book/Graphic Novel, Toronto, ON
    Four Faces of the Moon, CBC Short Docs, Telus on Demand, Broadcast
    Mia', CBC, Canadian Reflections, Broadcast
  • 2014, Briar Patch Magazine, Cover Illustration, Saskatchewan, Alberta
    Indigo, CBC, Canadian Reflections, Broadcast
  • 2013, National Post, Six Emerging Aboriginal Artists in Canada Who are Inspiring Change, Rebecca Melnyk, Online.
  • 2012, Book Illustrations and Cover, Leanne Simpson, The Gift is in The Making, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Exhibition Curator, Resonate, Gallery 44/ImagineNATIVE, Toronto, Ontario

Professional Experience

  • 2016, Camera Operator, Animation Director , Coyote Science TV Show, APTN
    CBC's X Company Animation, Director , Temple Street Productions, Toronto, ON
    Hipster Headdress, Director, Naked Island Series, National Film Board
  • 2015, Media Arts Juror, Canada Council for the Arts
  • 2014, Film Director and Mentor, Haida Raid 3,Haida Gwaai, British Columbia
  • 2013, Technical Coordinator, VIMAF, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Film Coordinator, PHSA BC, British Columbia
    Media Arts Juror, Canada Council for the Arts
    Media Arts Juror, Ontario Arts Council
  • 2012, Exhibition Curator, Resonate, Gallery 44/ImagineNATIVE, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2011, Super 8 Mentor Director, Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2010-2013, Youth Film Coordinator/Artist, Arts For Children and Youth, Toronto, Ontario