Vesta Giles

Vesta Giles is a writer, director, and producer in Kamloops. Her Movie of the Week, Daughter for Sale (Odyssey Media, Inc.), aired on the Lifetime Network USA (2017).
In 2018 she wrote and directed the short film, When I’m Dead (Telus Storyhive Digital Shorts 2018). In 2018 she was also a finalist in the Women in the Director’s Chair Short Works Edition for her short film script, A Moment of Your Time and received another Telus Storyhive grant for a Music Video. Take Down These Walls is a music video performed in artistic ASL featuring deaf artist Landon Krentz. It was written by Brian Tate and features Vancouver’s City Soul Choir. The video played at the Toronto Independent Film Festival, the Orlando Film Festival, and was nominated for a Golden Sheaf award from the Yorkton Film Festival.
Vesta was a runner up in the From Our Dark Side writing competition sponsored by WIFTV for her web series proposal, “The Gentleman’s Guide to Practical Pathology.”
In 2019 Vesta was a recipient of a Banff Storyhive Fellowship and finished writing / directing / producing a documentary on the Dirt Chix – a women’s mountain biking group from Kamloops for Telus Optik. The Dirt Chix: Making Time is now available on Youtube and Telus Optik on Demand.