First Nations documentaries and Cultural Facilitation are a major part of the work we do. Ranging widely in scope, geographic location and purpose, our videos have enabled us to create meaningful, long-lasting work relationships across Canada.
A great deal of the work we do is private and internal for the First Nations communities internal uses or working with the federal and provincial govnernment and so cannot be shared here publicly. Please message us and we will be happy to discuss this with you.
Indigenous students in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest are building their own wooden stand up paddleboards, using traditional knowledge in a modern day world. The school shows you have to be bold enough to begin and strong enough to succeed.
Shot over 5 days on location in Bella Bella BC, this was a fascinating insight into.
A Hand to Stand was awarded ‘Best Short’ at the Waimea Ocean Film Festival at its world premiere in January 2013, as well as becoming a Banff Mountain Film Festival finalist. It is currently in a licensing stage to allow it to be distributed throughout the Canadian school system, and is the first in a series of 7 films, each of which will focus on examples of indigenous education excellence in the 7 physical regions of Canada.
Its been an incredible journey working on this project with Media One Multimedia over the past 6 months. I was lucky enough to be selected as a videographer for the project and travelled the length of Vancouver Island as well as the breadth of Canada filming testimonials from Indian Residential School survivors and working with the communities, and artist Carey Newman, to document this terrible chapter in Canadian history.
Working closely with both the DFO and the Tlowitsis Nation of northern Vancouver Island I created and facilitated this project which culminated in a short film and many hours of archival interview footage about the delicate Oolichan ecology of some incredible parts of the Pacific North West.