Hedyeh Bozorgzadeh

Hedyeh ("Hedy") is a female Iranian-Canadian filmmaker with strong interest in writing/producing socially-conscious stories that focus on voices from the
margins. She is a CMPA member, UBC Film Program alumni, and the recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts Scriptwriting Grant and the National Film Board F.A.P. grant. She has completed producer trainee internships at the N.F.B.and B.C. Film, and participated in Toronto’s L.I.F.T. Film Mentor Program.

She has produced 8 shorts to date, including "The Temptation of Mrs. Anderson" (Montreal Short Film Festival 2003, Sendai Short Film Festival 2003). Her short doc, "A Vision of Unity", about the socio-cultural challenges facing her community, was broadcast on Shaw Multicultural Channel (SMC, 2004).

Hedy has served as the Project Coordinator on The Coloring Book: Digital
Stories by Artists of Color, a community initiative at the N.F.B (nominated, Leo Awards, 2009). "Brother, Man" is her first feature film project. She won the Whistler Film Festival Power Pitch 2019 for the project and has developed the project at the Whistler Film Festival Writers Lab 2020, NSI Business for Producers Lab 2020-2021, and received support from the CFC/Netflix Marketplace Accelerator. The project was one of two Canadian narratives selected at The Gotham Week Project Market 2021.