Geneviève Appleton

Appleton

Geneviève Appleton is a film, television and interactive media writer, producer and director. Her documentaries A Garden's Family, Actor's Transformation and East Timor Peace Mission have aired internationally. She wrote narration for the travel series Gap: Great Adventure People and two feature film documentaries, In the Land of the Moose (Harold Arsenault, Dir.) and Partly Private (Danae Elon, Dir.) which won Best New York Documentary at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. Her dance film, Calling the Minstrel, was screened at the 2010 Olympics Cultural Olympiad Digital Edition and at international festivals.

She graduated from Ryerson University in 1994 with an Honours BAA in Film Production and competed her MFA in Screenwriting at York University in 2004. Geneviève has taught screenwriting and media production at Bilkent University, University of Toronto, York University, Sheridan College and Ryerson University and in private workshops.

She co-directed and co-produced Women Building Peace, the documentary film portion of a larger project by Colleen Wagner that includes a play, The Living and an interactive website, http://thelivingplay.ca/site/home/html/. Geneviève is currenly co-producing Biology of Story, written and directed by Amnon Buchbinder, an interactive documentary that explores how we work with story and how story works with us--www.biologyofstory.com/.

Films by Geneviève Appleton