Tracey Deer

27 May 2021

Mohawk filmmaker Tracey Deer has worked with CBC, the National Film Board, and numerous independent production companies throughout Canada in both documentary and fiction. Tracey led the acclaimed dramedy Mohawk Girls through five award-winning seasons as its Co-Creator, Director, and Co-Showrunner, having received four consecutive Canadian Screen Award nominations for Best Direction in a Comedy Series. Tracey has been honoured at Toronto International Film Festival with the Birks Diamond Tribute Award and received two Gemini Awards. Most recently, she has been a writing Co-Executive Producer on the Netflix/CBC series Anne with an E, while also working on Inner City Girl, a feature about Aboriginal gang life. Tracey chairs the Board of Directors of Women in View, a non-profit that promotes greater diversity and gender parity in Canadian  media, as well as mentoring emerging talent as leader of the  Director Training Program at the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival. Tracey has been a guest at the National Screen Institute (NSI) New Indigenous Voices Program, and a mentor at NSI’s new IndigiDocs training course.