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Catherine Legge  Producer, Director, Writer

This is the debut feature documentary for Catherine Legge, an award-winning director/showrunner who’s been working in factual series and documentary for 20 years. Catherine earned her chops as a journalist working for prestigious investigative programs at the CBC, and has directed 3 documentaries for The Nature of Things (CBC). She helped to create and helmed top factual shows like Canadian Pickers (History) Still Standing (CBC) and Buy it, Fix It, Sell It (HGTV). Catherine also creates and directs digital comedy series for Just For Laughs/CW every summer at the Montreal Comedy Festival working with some of the top stand up comics in the world. Ready to try her hand at scripted television, she’s developing scripted comedy and drama series concepts.

Diana Warmé  Line Producer

Diana Warmé is a documentary film producer who has worked on over 25 films including Mommy Wildest (CBC TNOT 2018), Ground War (CBC/doc Channel 2018), The Other Side of the Hero (doc Channel 2017), The Messenger (CBC, Hot Docs 2015, Best Conservation Film Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival), The Secret Disco Revolution (Bravo, TIFF 2012) and Echoes (TVO, Montreal World Film Festival 2012). Currently she is in production on a few films for CBC and documentary Channel, including Met While Incarcerated with Catherine Legge, In the Footsteps of the Trimates with Mark & Caitlin Starowicz, and Goreau’s Ghosts with Andrew Nisker. Ms Warmé has also worked with industry notables such as Shelley Saywell & Deborah Parks, Sun-Kyung Yi & John Haslett-Cuff, Robert & Jari Osborne, and Karen Shopsowitz, among others.
 

Kathryn Dickson  Editor

For more than 15 years, Kathryn has proven herself to be an industrious, creative visual storyteller, whose best known for her work in the documentary genre. Born in Toronto and raised in a myriad of Ontario towns while her RCMP father was transferred around detachments, Kathryn had one constant in her life - her imagination. That imagination gave birth to characters and plot lines that she acted out in backyard stages and driveway theatres, each one getting more grandiose with costumes, stuffed toy audiences and cardboard sets. It eventually brought her to Sheridan College’s Media Arts program from 1998-2001. There, she solidified her passion and knew that making films was her ambition in life.

Winner of a 2014 RTDNA award for diversity, nominated for 3 Gemini Awards (2007, 2008, 2009), a Canadian Screen Award (2015), a New York Film Festival Award (2015) and 2 Canadian Cinema Editors Award for best editing in a documentary (2012, 2016), Kathryn has become one of the most sought after documentary editors in Toronto.

 Jodi Sandler  Animator

Jodi Sandler was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and raised in Toronto, Canada. A graduate of Sheridan College's BAA - Animation program ('07), Jodi has worked professionally as an independent animator for over a decade. She has animated music videos for bands such as Heart, Sixpence None the Richer and Uh Huh Her. Jodi has also collaborated on series projects for TFO and the NFB. From commercial to entertainment work, her passion lies in creating and bringing characters to life. Her ability to enhance the humanity of her characters is what got her noticed by Catherine for this film.

 

Curtis Galindo-Orozco  Director or Photography

Curt Galindo has been an active member of the film community since 1996. Since that time, he has been working in the film and documentary industry all over the world. While working in the film industry, Curtis has fulfilled a variety of roles, from Cinematographer, Sound, Art Department, Electric and Grip. Curtis has been a Director of Photography for 20 years in the Canadian and International Documentary and film industries. He has hundreds of broadcast hours of Feature Documentaries and Television Series for the Discovery Channel, History Television, The Food Network, The Learning Channel, WTN, DRTV, CBC, HGTV and many more international broadcasters from around the world. He is known for his work with detailed imagery, close work or macro photography and working with specialty cameras to suit a project's needs such as high speed cameras, gimbal based camera stabilizers, or directing multiple camera crews. Some notable achievements to this point are the recognition received for the documentary 13 Seconds, The Kent State Shootings which received Saskatchewan’s first EMMY award. He was also nominated for a 2016 Canadian Screen Award for his work as Director of Photography.