Director / DocumentarianBack to Directors
Naomi is a Canadian-American documentary filmmaker and commercial director from the Yukon Territory. In storytelling her focus is on building emotion, connecting people to landscapes and creating authentic portraits through attention to texture, colour and natural light.
Naomi melds doc with fiction in her commercial work controlling the image while creating opportunities for true moments of connection.
Naomi makes films that are affecting and emotional but also sometimes funny. Her recent work includes the Knowledge Network Original How To Bee and the award-winning CBC short Underdog. Her most recent fiction short, Grey Mountain, was featured at the 2019 Not Short on Talent Canadian program at Cannes.
Naomi is an alumni of Telefilm’s Talent to Watch program and the Hot Docs Accelerator lab.
When she isn’t working Naomi is trying her best to make, grow and build things.