Ann Verall

Ann Verrall is a Halifax-based, award-winning writer, director and producer. A graduate of NSCAD University, Ann has made short dramas and a feature film often incorporating an extensive workshop process with the actors. Her films have been screened at festivals in Canada, USA, England and Australia, have been broadcast on CBC, Movieola, MTV Logo, Super Channel and screened on Air Canada. Ann has developed and run new educational programs for emerging film/video artists and the Nova Scotia film industry. She has taught at NSCAD University and the University of Regina where she was filmmaker in residence. Ann has received a Vision and Accomplishment award from Women in Film & Television Atlantic.

In addition, Ann has developed a music-based video program for youth which began in 2006. Since that time she has directed nine projects in Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan with African Nova Scotia and First Nation communities exploring themes of identity, voting, teen pregnancy, gang violence, judgment, education and language. For these projects Ann works in partnership with cultural organizations, community groups and schools, as well as a team of professional artists from various disciplines: music, dance, theatre, visual artists and media artists.

Films by Ann Verall