TELUS STORYHIVE announces 30 documentary edition finalists

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Congratulations to the 30 finalists selected for the 2019 documentary edition of STORYHIVE.

These storytellers were awarded $50K each to make documentaries about British Columbia and Alberta people, places, history and culture. Projects will be featured on select TELUS platforms in 2020. They also receive training and mentorship from the National Screen Institute.


Solidarity Film Camp from Andrea Beça

Beyond Curls & Kinks from Osas Eweka-Smith

One Seven Nine from Sam Bechtel

Two Wheel View from Locke Vincent

Poetry, War and the Dance of Life from Randolph Kirk

The Vanishing Skyline from Erin Chase

Punjabi Pioneers of Alberta from Robin Yusaf

Breaking Barriers from Sabine Burns

The Nikkei Way from Kynan Gordon

The Line from Anthony Goertz

Undefeated: Journey to the Deathrace from Wade Whibley

Garden Shark from Dawn Nagazina

Marquee Rising from David Roth

Small Town Strength from Darryl Haugen

True West: The John Scott Story from Victoria McFadyen

British Columbia

sḵwx̱wú7mesh spén’em (Squamish Plants) from Leigh Joseph

Sit. Stay. Search. from Jennifer Stahn

Higher Perspective from Dave Mai

Raising Ava Rose from Jordan Macken

Accessible Okanagan from Chelsea McEvoy

By Your Side from Amy Hemmerling

The Oaklands Totem from Carey Newman

Dance Like Everybody is Watching from Simone Blais

The Story of Special Woodstock from Erin Rooke

Skeena Salmon past present and future with Captain Quinn from Quinn Barabash

Kalinga (Care) from Kent Donguines

Take Me to the River from Julie Kim

What About Our Future? from Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos

Muriel Sasakamoose: Kind Heart and Secwepemc Matriarch from Nolan McAllister

Salmon Capital – Campbell River from Eiko Jones

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