Shandi Mitchell, Writer and Director
Shandi Mitchell is an author and filmmaker. She graduated from Dalhousie University with a degree in English and Theatre. Her award-winning short films have been featured at festivals across North America. Mitchell worked as an Assistant Director on theatrical features Growing Op, Poor Boys Game and The Hanging Garden. She directed Atlantic Film Festival darling Tell Me, and Baba’s House, a half-hour film nominated for two Gemini Awards and winner of Best Drama, Best Script and Best Cinematography at the Atlantic, Yorkton and Huston Film Festivals. In 2008, she was awarded the Canada Council’s Victor Martin-Lynch Staunton Endowment in Media Arts for The Disappeared.