With a background in documentary, including acclaimed short SUCKERFISH and the CTV 1-hour RESERVATION SOLDIERS, Lisa Jackson expanded into fiction with SAVAGE, which won a 2010 Genie award for Best Short Film. Playback Magazine named her one of 10 to Watch in 2012 and her work has played at festivals internationally, aired on CBC, CTV, TMN, Bravo!, Knowledge, SCN and APTN, and is used extensively in educational settings. In 2011, she made the Canadian Film Centre short PARKDALE, and in 2013 she completed four films, including the one-hour doc HOW A PEOPLE LIVE and performance-based short SNARE, as well as co-writing her first TV script for a teen supernatural series THE RECKONER. She recently completed the short satire INTEMPERANCE as part of the Embargo Collective II, and will co-direct the 8-part docudrama series 1491: A New History of the Americas, based on the best-selling book by Charles C. Mann, shooting throughout the Americas in 2015. She is Anishinaabe, has a BFA in Film Production from SFU and works in both fiction and documentary.