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Victoria Lean


B: in Peterborough, ON

Victoria Lean, usually credited as Vicki, spent most of her childhood in the Kawarthas where her parents ran a field station as part of the National Water Research Institute. With the belief that film and the arts are crucial in fostering dialogue and awareness, Lean developed a passion for film and new media production and obtained a Joint Honours B.A. in Cultural Studies and International Development from McGill University and an MFA in Film Production and MBA in Arts and Media Management at York University. Her debut feature documentary, After the Last River, examined the complex relationship between the Attawapiskat First Nation, De Beers mines and multiple levels of government. It has won a number of awards including being named Best Canadian Feature at the Planet in Focus Film Festival and the Nigel Moore Award at DOXA. These are her credits as a Producer:

Features & TV Movies:

VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

After the Last River (2015)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Nirvanna the Band the Show (2017)

Credits as a Director:
After the Last River (2015)

After the Last River, movie, documentary, image,