Bonnie Robinson

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Bonnie Robinson is the founder of YOW Productions.  A professional writer, producer and director, on this episode she talks about her favourite types of films to make and where she likes to go to see movies in Ottawa.  She also reminds us that making films is most often a collaborative endeavour and has some great tips for aspiring filmmakers looking to plug into the local filmmaker community.

The Ottawa Indie Filmmakers web series is produced by Jith Paul in collaboration with Apartment613.

Rhiana Chinapen

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Filmmaker Rhiana Chinapen’s interest in social justice issues drew her to documentaries and her work planning Ottawa’s One World Film Festival which celebrated its 28th anniversary in 2017.  She recently completed her first film, an exploration of Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian martial art which she practices) with the assistance of SAW Video Media Arts Centre’s Jumpstart Program.

The Ottawa Indie Filmmakers web series is produced by Jith Paul in collaboration with Apartment613.