Story Money Impact
Amplify Her, writer & exec prod, 2016. (Dirs: Ian MacKenzie & Nicole Sorochan)
Canada in a Day, project supervisor, 2016. (Dir: Trish Dolman)
Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie, co-exec prod, 2010. (Dir: Sturla Gunnarsson)
Mighty Jerome, exec prod, 2010. (Dir: Charles Officer)
Carts of Darkness, producer, 2008. (Dir: Murray Siple)
Confessions of an Innocent Man, co-producer, 2007. (Dir: David Paperny)
ScaredSacred, co-producer, 2004. (Dir: Velcrow Ripper)
Tracey Friesen (MBA) has been an active contributor to Vancouver’s media sector for over 25 years and recently published the book Story Money Impact: Funding Media for Social Change. She is currently Director of Communications & Engagement at the David Suzuki Foundation. During her decade at the National Film Board, she earned credits on nearly 40 film and digital projects. Since the NFB, Tracey has done contracts with Mindset Foundation, Inspirit Foundation, DOC and Creative BC, plus was director of programming during the start-up phase of Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver. Other associations include Social Venture Partners, Women in Film & TV Vancouver, VIFF, Minerva Foundation, SheEO and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & TV. One of her annual highlights is co-leading a four-day media conference at Hollyhock Leadership Institute on Cortes Island.
Sue Biely is a trailblazer in Canadian independent media, designing and facilitating innovative initiatives to enable the sector to adapt to and utilize ever changing forces. With a history in content, policy, business models, conference design, workshop delivery, partnerships and campaigns -- Sue continually works to bring a diversity of voices and mediums to story telling for the common good.
Sue has had the fortune to collaborate with many partners and clients which include: Telefilm Canada, REEL Canada, Canadian Media Producers Association, Creative BC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Film Board of Canada, City of Vancouver, BC Alliance for Arts & Culture, Canada Council, and many provincial agencies in the media-sphere.
a passion for media from an early age
(circa 1984, Deep Cove rec room)