Moving for Farming: An Agricultural Cooperative Making a Difference

As part of a collaboration with the Nepal Agricultural Co-operative Federation Ltd., I travelled to the town of Chitlang in central Nepal to meet with farmers and tell the story of their wildly successful co-operative! Learn all about the inspiring entrepreneurs in this short video documentary, Moving for Farming: An Agricultural Cooperative Making a Difference.

Hidden Culture: The Bankariya People of Nepal

During my time in Nepal, I had the great good fortune to spend some time with the once-nomadic Bankariya ethnic group deep in the forests of southern Nepal. I created this short documentary in order to introduce the group to a world that is mostly unaware of their existence, triumphs, and struggles.

Nepal Herbs Traders

As part of my work with Uniterra in Nepal, I produced a series of short promotional videos for various small business owners in Nepal’s herbal industry for the Nepal Herbs and Herbal Products Association.

My Monologues Include

The cast of the Carleton University Vagina Monologues are constantly trying to make their production more inclusive.  Every year the directors and cast get together to talk about where the monologues are lacking in terms of representation and how they can strive to be better. In order to share this engaging conversation with those outside…

Uniterra in Malawi

Uniterra is a leading Canadian international development program. They are currently operating in 14 different countries around the world and working to improve living conditions and livelihoods for people everywhere. Uniterra has been operating in Malawi for over 30 years. As their new phase of development, a group of researchers was sent to profile the…

Playing a Losing Game: Sexism in the gaming industry

An in-depth look into how sexism and sexist actions are pervasive in all aspects of the video game industry. This video was produced at the height of the Gamergate controversy and therefore examines some of the issues brought up at that time.

Student Life in Dzaleka

This short documentary was produced for World University Service of Canada in Malawi. It features the students and beneficiaries of the Student Refugee Program, a program that sends students from the Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi to various Canadian universities to study. The purpose of this video was for those students to be able to share…

A Farmer’s Persepctive

George Wright is an organic farmer just outside of Ottawa. He has a 50 acre farm where he grows various types of grain, which he then sells at the Ottawa Farmer’s Market.  According to Wright, the decision to move into retail was an easy one. As the only grain farmer at the Ottawa market, he…

Rick MacInnes-Rae Interview Excerpt

As part of a project with the Canadian War Museum, I had the opportunity to interview esteemed Canadian journalist, Rick MacInnes-Rae about his time as a war correspondent. This is a short preview of some of the most compelling parts of a one-hour feature length interview.

Henry Cyr: Ottawa’s one handed blues bandit

In this mini-documentary, we profile Ottawa musician Henry Cyr, also known as the One-Handed Blues Bandit. Cyr is a charismatic and talented singer-songwriter who was forced to develop a unique playing style after a dismembering accident. Now, he busks using one hand and a coffee mug, and sings soulful blues about his experiences living on and…

Sowing for jobs

This mini-documentary explores an Ottawa initiative that is teaching immigrant women valuable job and life skills. It follows the path of Marie-Louise, a woman from the Democratic Republic of Congo who fled her country because of political turmoil and violence. In Canada, Marie-Louise found herself suddenly isolated and struggling with her new life. But then…

Creating a city for all

The Creating A City For All campaign aims to engage low-income voters in Ottawa’s municipal election. Studies show that low-income people are less likely to vote. In this documentary, you’ll meet Zainab Mohammed, a woman who is defying the odds and helping to engage people in local politics.