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.

the tent

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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

SELECTED SCREENINGS

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival, Toronto

Festival des Filmes Feministes de Montreal, Montreal

Consent Comes First at Ryerson University, Toronto

Survivors of Crime Week Screening at Revue Cinema, Toronto

Feminist Twins Ottawa Premiere, Ottawa

Slut or Nut Winnipeg Premier at Asper Centre, Winnipeg

WHolesome foods, I love you...is that ok?

Web Series: Producer, Editor & Camera Operator (Online Release), English, 2018, 14 Episodes

Starring Daniel De Santo and writer/producer Krista Hovsepian, this comedic web series follows the adventures of Julia, a paleo-yoga fanatic who falls in love with her local health food market.

WATCH NOW ON AMAZON PRIME IN THE U.S. OR ON VIMEO ELSEWHERE IN THE WORLD!

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.

SELECTED SCREENINGS

Toronto Japanese Film Festival Extended Series, Japanese Canadian Culture Centre

Canadian Embassy in Tokyo - ongoing public screenings

AWARDS

Award of Recognition - Best Shorts Competition 2017

Best Documentary - Canadian Ethnic Media Association Awards 2017

Johann's Woodlot

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.

she Got Game

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.

SELECTED SCREENINGS

Bell FibeTV1 Programming (ongoing)

Cinema Politica FemDoc Program (ongoing)

Air Canada EnRoute In-Flight Programming, 2015-16

Phoenix Comicon

Fan Expo Dallas

Fan Expo Canada, Toronto

Manabikan, Yamagata City, Japan

Gudene Café, Tokyo

Imaginarium Convention, Louisville

AWARDS

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