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Lisa Valencia-Svensson

VP of Finance
Multitude Films
Participates in 1 Session

Lisa Valencia-Svensson is an award-winning documentary film producer based in Toronto who has been involved in the industry for over a decade.  Her first feature length documentary was Herman’s House, which won an Emmy for Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming and was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award: Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/ Political Documentary.  Herman’s House was broadcast on the PBS documentary series POV and on documentary channel in Canada.  Her second feature was Migrant Dreams which world premiered at Hot Docs, where it was a Top Ten Audience Favourite, and screened at DOXA where it received honorable mention for the Colin Low Award for Canadian Documentary.  It will be broadcast on TVO and OMNI, and distributed by Cinema Politica.  She associate produced several films, including The World Before Her, which have garnered Emmy nominations and Canadian Screen Awards, have been broadcast internationally, and been screened and won awards at festivals including TIFF, Tribeca, Hot Docs and IDFA. Her passion is for film projects which explore issues of inequality and social justice, and which encourage audiences to view their world through a constructively critical and creatively unique lens.

Sessions in which Lisa Valencia-Svensson participates

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

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