Filmmakers

Ameesha Joshi

Co-director, Co-producer

Ameesha Joshi is a Toronto native who graduated with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, in 1996 and worked in the software industry. It wasn’t until 2001 that she discovered her interest in filmmaking and directed her first short about a female boxer. While making the film, she developed a true appreciation for the sport. She completed her master’s of fine arts at Concordia University in Montreal. Her work is inspired by her Indian cultural heritage and her passion for visual storytelling.

Anna Sarkissian

Co-director, Co-producer, Cinematographer

Born in Montreal, Canada, Anna Sarkissian is a filmmaker, writer, and anthropologist. Her work has been screened at the Canadian Parliament, in galleries, and on national television. She received her bachelor of fine arts from Montreal’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and her master’s in social anthropology from the University of Oxford. She is currently researching women directors in Hollywood for a doctorate in anthropology.

Jackie Dzuba

Editor

Jackie Dzuba has been working in the film and television industry for over 25 years as a picture editor. Jackie has edited television documentaries for such broadcasters as CBC, A&E, Global Television, Vision TV, TVO, Al Jazeera UK, and NHK Japan. She won the Gemini Award from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television for Best Picture Editing for the documentary They Live to Polka in 2006. She also received an excellence in editing nomination at the Seoul Drama Awards for the CBC mini-series Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story. She has also served as editor on the smash hit CTV comedy series Corner Gas.


Sound Recording

Ameesha Joshi, Emily Gan

Sound Design

Kyle Stanfield

Original Music 

Spencer Harrison

Post-Production Supervisor

Phil Hawes

Using Format