Karen Chapman holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University, and she in an alumnus of the Canadian Film Center’s, Director’s Lab, the Banff Centre for the Arts, Women in the Director Chair, the CaribbeanTales Incubator – Pitch Winner, HotDocs Accelerator, The TIFF Talent Lab and TIFF Accelerator. Her background in the arts and documentary has nurtured a voice and aesthetic that is poetically intentional, compelling and compassionate. Her expansive repertoire of 56 short films includes documentaries, narratives, live-action/2D animation, interactive-virtual reality, AR and installation. Her short, Measure premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival where it won the International Hollywood Foreign Press and Residency Award in partnership with Film Independent where she was invited to attend Golden Globe Awards. Measure also won CineFilm’s Best Overall Film, and Best Directing in 2020 at the Women In Film and Television – Toronto Showcase. Chapman’s most recent film Quiet Minds Silent Streets, premiered at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival and was named Best Documentary at the Canadian Film Festival, along with Best Non-Fiction and Mental Health Award at the Yorktown Film Festival. Village Keeper marks the feature film directorial debut of Karen Chapman
We list only a few of the more than 50 short films made by Karen Chapman and hope to publish an accurate list soon. We list her credits as a Director first.
Features & TV Movies:
Stain (2013, short)
Credits as a Screenwriter:
Credits as a Producer: