MILLEFIORE CLARKES - Millefiore Clarkes is an award-winning filmmaker from Canada’s smallest province, Epekwitk/Prince Edward Island. Through her company One Thousand Flowers Productions she produces a variety of media work: short and feature documentaries, music videos, short dramas, experimental shorts, and video installations.
She has directed four documentaries for The National Film Board of Canada: The Song and the Sorrow, Love in Quarantine, Blue Rodeo: On The Road, and Island Green. The Song and the Sorrow won Best Short Atlantic Doc at FIN - Atlantic International FF, Best Atlantic Doc at Lunenburg Doc Fest, Best Doc at Silverwave FF, and Best Mid Length Doc at The Scottish Mental Health Arts Fest.
She received the 2019 DOC Institute Vanguard Award.
Her films have screened at festivals across Canada and the US and have been broadcast on CBC and Bravo! Her experimental short December in Toronto is featured on Vimeo’s Staff Picks, and her music videos have won a number of awards.
TANYA DAVIS - Since bursting onto the Halifax music and arts scene in 2006, Tanya has garnered praise from industry, audience, and peers alike, all the while building an impressive and eclectic resume of music, artistic work and accomplishments. With 4 albums, two books, numerous collaborations, and countless performances, she has stepped across genre and back again.
Her videopoem, How to be Alone – a collaboration with filmmaker Andrea Dorfman – has had more than 8 million hits on youtube, attracting international media and blogger attention, a publishing deal with Harper Collins, and new fans the world over. She tours regularly as a performance poet, musician and public speaker, was the 2011/12 Halifax Poet Laureate and the 2016 Artist in Residence at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine.
EMMA FUGATE - Emma Fugate is the owner and president of E Accounting Services and VP Business Development for Onset Communication.
Emma is heavily involved with the local filmmaking community through her accounting business and by her involvement as Chair on the Board of FilmPEI, as well as sitting on the boards of Women in Film and Television and The Charlottetown Film Society. She was integral to advocating to the PEI government for support for the film industy, which recently resulted in the PEI Film and Media Fund. She is an emerging director and producer. She recently directed two music videos for the very talented Jill Chandler who is using them to enter the CBC Searchlight competition. In addition Emma has a short documentary and feature in development.
REBECCA PARENT- Rebecca is a trained actor who has worked in various theatre, film and television productions. She has played many lead roles at the Watermark Theatre on PEI including Juliette in Romeo and Juliette and Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalian. She recently performed the role of Anne Shirley in Anne and Gilbert at The Guild in Chrlottetown. She has played the lead role in several films: Rencontres, Trois Etoiles, and Friday Night.
SIMON WHITE - Simon White is a writer, director, composer, musician, sound editor/designer, electroacoustic/multimedia-artist and flower farmer. He has been sound editor and designer for feature length film, has directed and composed scores for short films, dance performance videos, commercial spots and creates multichannel transmedia sound installations.
OUR AMAZING CREW: Daniel Ho-Tieng (Gaffer), Sam Petrie (Gaffer Mentee), Ray Lavers (DP), Jessie Duarte (Gaffer Mentee), Ryan McCarvill (1st AD), Oakar Myint (Camera Assistant), Adam Gallant (Sound Recordist), Tim Hamming (Sound Recordist Mentee), Emma Fugate (Producer), Justin O'Hanley (DMT), Bretton Bannister (Actor), Millefiore Clarkes (Director), Sharlene Kelly (Production Manager), Kelly Caseley (Art Department), Graham Putnam (Art Department Assistant).