Matsutake Hunters, made as part of TELUS Originals, screened in June 2019 at the Palm Springs ShortFest as part of the Anthopocene Program. Palm Spring’s audiences and programmers have been a huge fan of this film, with our second festival appearance there after play AmDocs 2019 a few months ago. https://www.psfilmfest.org/2019-shortfest/short-film-finder/matsutake-hunters
May 2019 – We had an incredible World Premiere of “Illusions of Control” at Hot Docs in Toronto, onwards to DOXA in Vancouver. Follow updates about the film on our dedicated site and social media: http://illusionsofcontrol.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/illusionsofcontroldoc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/illusionsofcontrol/ Tweets by IllusionsDoc
It turns out 2017 was a great year for my feature screenplay “Unidentified Minor” and it has racked up quite a few more honours. Getting closer and closer to getting it made! Highlight was the WIDC “Story & Leadership” Lab I participated in with 8 other women writer/directors over a few weeks in November/December 2017. […]
Some news! “Unidentified Minor” has just made it to the quarterfinals in the Shore Scripts competition in California. The screenplay also won “Best-low Budget Feature” at the Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto this summer as well as being part of the GoodtoGo and pitch sessions. In October the script was also nominated for an award […]
After long last our edited book “Ties that Bind: Race and the Politics of Friendship” is now in print. Copies should be available very shortly from wherever you are. Order from Wits University Press here. “Ties that Bind” has been recently reviewed in the LSE Review of Books, and the Mail & Guardian, South Africa. […]
I’m really excited to announce this September I joined the wonderful Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia as an Assistant Professor. Already loving the wonderful faculty and staff here, as well as my students. Here is an interview I did in September with the Faculty of Arts.
My latest documentary “Shanghai Street” will be using 360 video and VR technology. It’s been really fun testing it out and learning the software. Stay tuned for a look at some early test results. Exciting where this new phase of storytelling techniques will take me!
Thanks for coming! I’ve finally put up a website to collect my films and writing. Watch this space for updates on upcoming projects, lots in store in the near future. To watch any of my previous work, click the links on the “Films” page for VOD options.