BLACK WOMEN FILM! 2017 TEAM

Ella Cooper Founder of Black Women Film! Canada Ella is an award winning filmmaker, impact producer and multimedia artist. She is also an experienced creative facilitator, arts educator, community programmer and consultant who has worked in Canada's arts and culture sector for over 17 years.  Ella has receives continued project support from both the Canada and Ontario arts councils and has been presented in galleries, public spaces and film festivals around Toronto, Vancouver, Berlin and Calgary as well as on the CBC and Bell Fibe TV1. Ella has a Masters of Media Arts Education, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in New Media and extensive training in creative facilitation and yoga. She has created a multitude of empowering, holistic and creative community centred programs for diverse groups across Canada, the United States and South Africa. She is also a part-time lecturer at University of Toronto Scarborough She is currently short film Dance for Life has recently made official selection in multiple north american film festivals this year.


Ella Cooper
Founder of Black Women Film! Canada

Ella is an award winning filmmaker, impact producer and multimedia artist. She is also an experienced creative facilitator, arts educator, community programmer and consultant who has worked in Canada's arts and culture sector for over 17 years. 

Ella has receives continued project support from both the Canada and Ontario arts councils and has been presented in galleries, public spaces and film festivals around Toronto, Vancouver, Berlin and Calgary as well as on the CBC and Bell Fibe TV1.

Ella has a Masters of Media Arts Education, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in New Media and extensive training in creative facilitation and yoga. She has created a multitude of empowering, holistic and creative community centred programs for diverse groups across Canada, the United States and South Africa. She is also a part-time lecturer at University of Toronto Scarborough

She is currently short film Dance for Life has recently made official selection in multiple north american film festivals this year.

Black Women Film Collective Members who help with programming, ORGANIZATION and selection FOR 2017.

Ella Cooper
Nadine Valcin
Ngardy Conteh
Michele Pearson Clarke
Alison Duke
Glace Lawrence
Lea Marin
Nataleah Hunter-Young
Lindsey Addawo
Laurie Townshend
Sharrae Lyon
Kisha Mcpherson
Yasmine Mathurin

 


Black Women Film! is a leadership film program created by Ella Cooper with support from TIFF -  Toronto International Film Festival , NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA, Nia Centre for the Arts, CFC - Canadian Film Centre, CBC and funded by Canada Arts Aouncil and Ontario Arts Council.

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