“Zoe Hopkins” Series 3 Episode 35
Zoe Leigh Hopkins began her career as an actor. She graduated in 1997 from Ryerson University with a BAA in Film. Zoe was Senior Producer on “Venturing Forth”, a documentary series about Aboriginal youth. She was a Fellow at the Sundance Institute's January 2004 Screenwriters Lab with her feature script, “Cherry Blossoms”. She has several dramatic short films in her growing list of credits. Zoe is Heiltsuk from Bella Bella, British Columbia and Mohawk from Six Nations. Her work revolves around her experiences on the Northwest coast and from growing up in Ottawa. Zoe is also a vocal advocate for emerging Indigenous filmmakers around the world. She reveals some interesting viewpoints about the depiction of Indigenous people in film and television.
“Storytellers in Motion”, Series 3 continues its celebration of Canada's Indigenous artists who work across media, from writers, producers and directors to video artists.
Produced by: Jeff Bear, Marianne Jones, Kristy Assu, Urban Rez Productions