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Part Three: What Inspired You In 2021?

We asked storytellers, friends and creative industry leaders to share their thoughts on 2021 and reflect on this question: Despite the challenges of the past year, what continues to inspire you?

Part Two: What Inspired You In 2021?

We asked storytellers, friends and creative industry leaders to share their thoughts on 2021 and reflect on this question: Despite the challenges of the past year, what continues to inspire you?

Part One: What Inspired You In 2021?

We asked storytellers, friends and creative industry leaders to share their thoughts on 2021 and reflect on this question: Despite the challenges of the past year, what continues to inspire you?

Nadine Arpin

Two-spirited, Red River Basin Métis filmmaker Nadine Arpin discusses the magic of animation, and how they use the medium to tell honest, vulnerable stories.

Joy Loewen

Inspired by the brave and vulnerable storytellers within our community, National Screen Institute CEO Joy Loewen shares a piece of her own story with us.

Cheyenne Bruneau

Musician, writer and producer Cheyenne Bruneau shares her experience in the music industry, and the healing and spiritual process she takes in creating her art.

Josh Epstein

Josh Epstein discusses his path to becoming a writer and producer, and how his first acting role as Michael in Peter Pan sparked a love for storytelling that has stayed with him to this day.

Darcy Waite

Comedy writer and producer Darcy Waite shares the highs and lows of being a comedian, from bombing a stand-up gig to becoming the hilarious, energetic host of APTN’s That’s AWSM! Darcy addresses the importance of diversity on set, and the perspective he brings to his role as a board member with the Canadian Media Producers Association.

Karen Lam

Horror film enthusiast Karen Lam discusses the process she took to create her award-winning, haunting film The Curse of Willow Song. As an Asian writer, director and producer, Karen encounters tokenism within the industry. She discusses her thoughts on using her authentic voice and staying true to herself.

Ian Bawa

Winnipeg-based filmmaker Ian Bawa discusses his grief surrounding the loss of both his parents, and how using his vulnerability throughout his storytelling has shaped his career.

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