Seanna McPherson has worked as a producer, director, and assistant director in film and television. Documentary producer credits include award-winning Shaking the Tree and Talk To Me. Seanna co-produced and co-wrote the critically acclaimed short film Sabor a Mi, winner of The Jury’s Award at the Northwest Film and Video Festival and The Public Award at The Film De Femme in Creteil, France, and subsequently attended the Canadian Film Centre as a Producer. Seanna has been an active member of the local film community and has served on the boards of Out on Screen, Women in Film and Video Vancouver, and the Vancouver Short Film Festival. Seanna completed her MA in Art Education at Simon Fraser University, her thesis project was A Philosophy of Film Education: Creativity, Liberation and Authenticity in the Knowledge Culture. Seanna led the development of the Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts degree at the Bosa Centre, and has presented academic papers at the European Network for Cinema Studies, in Lund Sweden, and Crossing Boundaries in Regina Saskatchewan. Seanna received the Capilano University Outstanding Teaching Award in 2010.