recent news & UPCOMING EVENTS
Wholesome Foods, I Love You...Is That OK? - 2019 Official Selection: Seoul Webfest, NYC Webfest, Miami Webfest, Minnesota Webfest, Indie Series Awards
Mother Tongues: The Journey of Tam Goossen - Community Partners Screening & Panel, Hart House - June, 2019
Beatsync Acappella - SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival, Distillery District Open Stage & Lula Lounge - June 2019
Recipient of Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-M), Vivienne Poy Asian Research Award, YCAR Language Award at York University - 2019
Films & digital series
mother Tongues: the journey of Tam goossen
Documentary Short: Director, 22min, English, 2019
Toronto activist and educator Tam Goossen speaks to the challenges and triumphs of Chinese Canadian communities. Commissioned by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and made possible in part by the Government of Canada.
Fiction Short: Director, Writer, Editor, 8 min, English, 2019
A young woman grapples with family values and discovers a new way of listening in a unique celebration with her deaf aunt.
Slut or nut: the diary of a rape trial
Documentary Feature: Editor, Cameraperson & Motion Graphic Artist (Festival Circuit), 1h40min, English, 2017
Slut or Nut chronicles the journey of York PhD student Mandi Gray in her search for justice after she is sexually assaulted. Directed by Kelly Showker.
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival, Toronto
Festival des Filmes Feministes de Montreal, Montreal
Feminist Twins Ottawa Premiere, Ottawa
Web Series: Producer, Editor & Camera Operator (Online Release), English, 2018, 14 Episodes
me & My harmonica
Documentary Short: Director & Editor (In Distribtion), 14 min, English, 2017
Sid Ikeda, an 80-year-old leader in the Japanese Canadian community, dreams of bringing peace and harmony to the world by way of the harmonica.
Toronto Japanese Film Festival Extended Series, Japanese Canadian Culture Centre
Canadian Embassy in Tokyo - ongoing public screenings
Award of Recognition - Best Shorts Competition 2017
Best Documentary - Canadian Ethnic Media Association Awards 2017
Documentary Short: Cameraperson & Motion Graphic Artist (In Production), 15 min, English & ASL w/closed captioning, 2017
Johann Fisch is an anarchist, German migrant who moved to Canada in 1970. His passion to create a refuge in the city, to welcome nature, and draw people into his world, is fulfilled through a small forest he planted by himself over the span of 35 years. Johann is deaf from birth; the film is closed captioned.
Mid-length Documentary: Director, Producer & Editor (In Distribution), 50 min, English + Japanese w/English Subtitles, 2015
A personal adventure tale about the search for empowered women who are changing the social climate of video game culture. Featured on Air Canada's EnRoute in-flight programming, Bell FibeTV1, and Cinemapolitica.
She Got Game is DISTRIBUTED BY VTAPE, Canada's leading artist-run, not-for-profit distributor of video art. Please contact Vtape if you are interested in obtaining a copy for gallery or educational screenings.
Bell FibeTV1 Programming (ongoing)
Cinema Politica FemDoc Program (ongoing)
Air Canada EnRoute In-Flight Programming, 2015-16
Fan Expo Dallas
Fan Expo Canada, Toronto
Manabikan, Yamagata City, Japan
Gudene Café, Tokyo
Imaginarium Convention, Louisville
Best of Fest - Fan Expo Canada Geekfest Film Festival, Toronto
Best Feature - Fan Expo Canada Geekfest Film Festival, Toronto
Best Documentary - Imaginarium Film Festival, Louisville, Kentucky