Loretta Sarah Todd

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Loretta Sarah Todd is an internationally acclaimed director, writer, and producer known for her powerful, visual storytelling. Her films have screened at many international festivals including Sundance, American Indian Film Festival, Yamagata Documentary Festival to name a few. She received a Rockefeller Fellowship to NYU's Center for Media, Culture and History and has published critical and cultural art theory in several articles including "About the Future" in Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years (International Exhibition of Contemporary Indigenous Art).

Other work she has directed and produced in distribution here include Today is a Good Day: Remembering Chief Dan George, and Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree. Her most recent efforts as a writer, director and producer are the creation of the feature film Monkey Beach, based on the iconic novel by Eden Robinson. Loretta recently created the IM4Lab, the first Indigenous VR/AR Lab in Canada in partnership with Emily Carr University of Art + Design. She is a recent recipient of the Vancouver Mayor's Award for Media Arts and the Thunderbird Entertainment Artistic Innovation Award at Vancouver Women in Film's 2018 Spotlight Awards. 

 

 

Films by Loretta Sarah Todd