Helen Haig-Brown (Tsilhqot’in) grew up between the Stone Reserve, British Columbia, and her current home of Vancouver. Her film Su Naa (My Big Brother) won Best Experimental at imagineNATIVE 2005. She sits on the board of directors of Redwire magazine, and has conducted media training for youth in Big Island Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan. She worked as the cinematographer for Writing the Land and Nikamowin, which screened at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Her 2009 short, ?E?ANX (The Cave) was an official selection at the Berlinale 2010 Film Festival and was selected to screen in competition at the 2011 Sundance Native Showcase. At the 2018 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, the Sun Jury Prize was given to Sgaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife), which was executive produced by Zacharias Kunuk and directed by Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown.
Haig-Brown is a graduate of the Aboriginal Film and Television Production Program at Capilano College in North Vancouver, BC.
Features & TV Movies:
Su Naa (My Big Brother) (2005)
Sgaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife) (2018)