Lisa Jackson

Toronto-based Lisa Jackson is an Anishinaabe filmmaker (Aamjiwnaang) whose documentary and fiction films and VR work have garnered two Canadian Screen Awards, been nominated for a Webby, broadcast widely, and screened at top festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, SXSW, Berlinale, and HotDocs. Indictment: The Crimes of Shelly Chartier won best doc at imagineNATIVE and is one of CBC’s top watched docs. She recently launched Door Number 3 Productions currently in production on feature hybrid documentary Wilfred Buck. She was awarded the 2021 Documentary Organization of Canada’s Vanguard Award, is an ISO-MIT Fellow, has an MFA from York University, and is part of the NFB Indigenous Advisory as well as the Indigenous Screen Office’s Membership Circle. She’s an alumna of TIFF Talent and Writers Labs, as well as the CFC Directors Lab, and Playback Magazine named her one of Ten to Watch.