Influencesindie and early 80s pop culture, the DIY spirit, rhythm and blues, wide open spaces, the prairies, bison, Spencer Tracy, Arthur Dong, Ang Lee, Walter Murch, Jane Siberry/Issa, Bruce Lee, Joe Strummer, Nina Simone, Jane Rule, Cuban Revolution, Michael Franti, Louis Riel, The Cure, Pixies, Kim Deal, Rita Wong
AwardsPeople’s Choice Shorts Award 2005 (Out on Screen)
DIY Digital Competition 2004(Out on Screen)
FestivalsOut on Screen Film and Video Festival(Van, BC),
Mardi Gras Film Festival(Australia),
Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival (Hawaii),
Women of Color Film and Video Festival (Berkeley, CA),
Asian Lesbian Film Festival (Taipei, Taiwan),
Chinatown Night of Film (Van., BC),
ExplorASIAN (Van, BC),
Austin Gay and Lesbian Independent Film Festival,
MIXBrasil (Rio de Janeiro),
Vancouver Asian Film Festival,
Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival,
MIX New York Experimental Film Festival,
QUEERSICHT (Bern, Germany),
899 Project (Vancouver),
Reeling Film Festival (Chicago),
Gay Life Film Festival (NYC),
Fairy Tales Film Festival (Calgary),
herland film and video festival (Calgary),
Kansai Queer Film Festival (Japan),
Prism Film Festival (Prince George, BC),
Paris LesbianQueer Bodies Film Night (Vancouver),
Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2011
Professional Affiliationsdistributor Video Out: VIVO www.videoout.ca
- Jul 8, 2012 3:26 PM Access screenings
- Jul 5, 2012 4:02 PM promotional ideas for indie films
- Jul 5, 2011 11:04 PM ETM at Van Queer Film Fest this summer!
- Mar 27, 2011 4:04 PM New book by Kevin Alan Lee "The Split Mind: Schizophrenia From An Insider's Point of View"
- Jan 3, 2011 3:57 PM Rated F screening January 20th, 2011 Rhizome
Who I'd like to meet:adventurers and comrades
- Status: In a Relationship
- Here for: Networking
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
MoviesEnter the Mullet (Canada, 2003, 5:30): Conflict resolution with a kick. Class meets race meet queerness on a good hair day.
Willingdon Dreams (Canada, 2005, 3:30): An animated music video on living with schizophrenia.
Rated F (Canada, 2005, 8 min): Blunt revelations of intimacies between deviant women! When challenged to explore a topic on the theme of "Rated F for...", we felt the answer was obvious. Winner of the 48 hour D.I.Y. Digital Competition at Out on Screen 2004, and the People's Choice Shorts Award at Out on Screen 2005. (Co-directed with Terra Poirier)
Broken Family (Canada, 2007, 8:22): Two generations of Chinese Head Tax history, Broken Family is a meditation on inclusion and exclusion.
Access (Canada, 2010, 19:47): A documentary on accessibility and disability. How does Vancouver stack up to other festivals in other cities? How does landscape affect people with mobility issues and what can planners do to make sites accessible? Vancouver is "the model" for all other cities, according to Bonnie Klein, filmmaker and patron.