PRODUCER / DIRECTOR
Shazia Javed is an award-winning media producer & director, community artist, and founder at LifeSketch Media Inc. She has directed with the National Film Board of Canada and her work has screened internationally at prestigious film festivals such as Hot Docs, DOXA, Durban International Film Festival, Mumbai International Film Festival and Reelworld. Shazia’s films highlight the under-represented perspectives from her own communities. Her past work includes Namrata, Can you hear me?, and #WeSayKnow. Shazia likes to mentor young talent and has taught various workshops on filmmaking. She has a MFA in Film from York University.