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Nadia Litz


B: December 26, 1979 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Nadia Litz became interested in movies at the age of 6 and began acting when she was still a child. Born in Winnipeg of Polish/Ukrainian ancestry, she moved to Toronto at the age of 16. Her career took an upturn after she starred in a Canadian Film Centre short, Shift, which won her a Best Actress Award at the Yorkton Film Festival. Following her work in the Genie award-winning film The Five Senses, Maclean’s magazine voted her “One to Watch” for the new millennium. She played Sam Shepard’s daughter in 2002’s After The Harvest and was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Actress for that role. In 2007 she won the Vancouver’s Critics Award for her role in Reg Harkema’s Money Warfare. While pursuing acting, she obtained a Film Studies degree at York University. She also studied Film Producing at UCLA.

Also see: Crimes of the Future Begins.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Hidden in America (TV-1996)
Shift (1997)
The Mighty (1998)
The Five Senses (1999)
Teen Sorcery (1999)

After the Harvest (TV-2001)
Evelyn: The Cutest Evil Dead Girl (2002)
Fear X (2003)
Rhinoceros Eyes (2003)
Love That Boy (2003)
Some Things That Stay (2004)
Monkey Warfare (2006)
Blindness (2008)

You Are Here (2010)
Where Do We Go From Here (2012, short)
Hotel Congress (2014)
Big Muddy (2014)

Crimes of the Future (2022)

TV Series – Cast:
Salem Witch Trials (2002, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Due South (1998)
Wind at My Back (1999)

King (2011)
The Detail (2018)
Private Eyes (2018)

Credits as a Director:
How To Rid Your Lover of a Negative Emotion Caused By You (2010)
The Frame with Adrienne Clarkson (documentary, 2012, short)
The Good Escape (2011, short)
Hotel Congress (2014)
The People Garden (2015)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
The Good Escape (2011, short)
Hotel Congress (2014)
The People Garden (2015)