Dawn George is a Canadian moving image artist working in film, video, and installation.  She is also a Master Gardener, worked as an educator at a botanic garden, and has planted over 200,000 trees. Dawn is a graduate of Ryerson’s Radio and Television Arts Program and received her film and media arts training through the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative and the Centre for Art Tapes.  She remains a strong advocate for artist run centres and cooperatives.

 

Her DIY approach to filmmaking reflects her appreciation and respect for movement, nature, and sound.   In 2017 she received the Jury Award for Creative Achievement at the Arizona International Film Festival.  Her works have screened in festivals and galleries around the globe including Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Kaunas IFF, WNDX, Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Imagine Science FF, the Gladstone Hotel’s GrowOp Exhibition, The Dalhousie Arts Gallery, and the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

 

She is a founding member of the Handmade Film Collective and teaches eco-film processing.

 

 

photo by

Andrew Vartabedian