Tracey Deer

Tracey Deer

Year

2018

Program

CFC Features

Award-winning Mohawk filmmaker Tracey Deer has multiple credits to her name as

producer, writer and director in both documentary and fiction. Beginning her career in documentary, Tracey teamed up with Rezolution Pictures for feature documentaries One More River: The Deal that Split the Cree, Mohawk Girls, and Club Native, as well as the documentary series Working it Out Together, seasons I & II. This collaboration has continued into fiction television with Mohawk Girls, the series, which she is co-creator, is directing and co-executive producing.

Her own production company, Mohawk Princess Pictures, recently produced the feature documentary Sex Spirit Strength and the youth documentary series Dream Big, both for APTN’s 2015 fall season.

Her work has been honoured with two Gemini awards and has earned acclaim from multiple film festivals, including Hot Docs and DOXA. She has worked with the CBC, the NFB, and numerous independent production companies throughout Canada in both documentary & fiction. In 2016, she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for best direction in a comedy series for her work on Mohawk Girls and she was honoured at TIFF as a recipient of the Birks Diamond Tribute Award.