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Loretta Todd

British Columbia

Loretta Todd is a leader in Indigenous media, having directed over 100 projects including award-winning documentaries, such as FORGOTTEN WARRIORS and HANDS OF HISTORY, with the NFB, plus digital media, animation, and television. She is also a producer, who has contributed to the development of the Indigenous media industry, by providing opportunity for Indigenous cast, crew, and creatived. Ms. Todd created, produced, wrote,  and directed media projects including children's series (TANSI! NEHIYAWETAN, COYOTE'S CRAZY SMART SCIENCE SHOW), sci-fi (SKYE AND CHANG), and interactive media (FIERCE GIRLS). Ms. Todd's first feature, MONKEY BEACH, based on the iconic Canadian novel by Eden Robinson was screened at TIFF (Industry Selects), opened the VIFF,  won numerous awards, including Best Film and Best Director at the American Indian and Red Nation Film Festivals, and was the #1 Canadian film at the box office for 4 weeks. She is also in development with a new animated children's series called NITANIS & SKYLAR. Ms. Todd created the IM4 Media Lab, an Indigenous VR/AR/XR Lab, in collaboration with Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she is the Creative Director. She is Cree Metis, from St. Paul des Metis, White Fish Lake First Nation, and Turtle Mountain Chippewa in North Dakota.

Contact info:

lstodd@shaw.ca

Loretta Todd
  • Monkey Beach

    Monkey Beach

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Indie Feature

    Genre: Mystery

  • Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show

    Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show

    Episodes: 13 Episodes

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Half-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Family

  • Tansi! Nehiyawetan

    Tansi! Nehiyawetan

    Episodes: 13 Episodes

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Half-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Family

  • Through the Lens: an Alternative Look at Filmmaking

    Through the Lens: an Alternative Look at Filmmaking

    Episodes: 106

    Link: IMDB

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Documentary