The Snow Queen


Quick stats about the movie

A young girl growing up in a depressed Canadian town creates a fairy tale alter ego to escape from her loneliness.

Creative team

Writer/director: Danishka Esterhazy
Producer: Sara Lazer

About Danishka Esterhazy


Celebrated for her visually stunning and female-driven films, writer/director Danishka Esterhazy has delighted audiences around the world with her haunting stories.

Danishka is a graduate of the National Screen Institute and the Canadian Film Centre.

Her debut feature, Black Field, won the best feature drama award at Vancouver’s Women in Film Festival and the best Canadian feature award at Toronto’s Female Eye Film Festival.

Her second feature, H&G, was released theatrically by MultipleMedia Entertainment and broadcast on The Movie Network. She is currently preparing to shoot her third feature, Level 16, with Markham Street Films.

Danishka splits her time between Canada and California.

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