Jennifer Podemski wins Nell Shipman award

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The Toronto ACTRA Women’s Committee (TAWC) presented its third annual Nell Shipman Award to actress, writer and producer Jennifer Podemski (NSI Global Marketing).

The award recognizes a female producer, writer or showrunner who has worked to advance gender equity in the industry.

Jennifer’s work includes producing and starring in the 2013 feature film Empire of Dirt, which was nominated for five Canadian Screen Awards and took home the award for best original screenplay.

She is also the co-executive producer of the Indspire Awards, an annual awards show celebrating Indigenous achievement. In 2013, she received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work with the Indigenous community.

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