Award Winning Filmmaker ~Motivational Speaker ~ Author
Tina has been part of the Canadian film, television and stage scene for over 30 years as an award winning actress, writer, producer and director. She is an alumnus of Academy Award Winner Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre. Film critics have dubbed Tina as "a driving force" and "visionary" , creating works of "faith and healing".
Her feature directing debut "Rumi-Turning Ecstatic",had its world broadcast premiere on VISION TV on January 2006. Since then, it has been translated into three languages and programmed in over 18 countries - including a special invite to the United Nations in 2007. It received a Best Direction Award at Brilliant Light Film Festival in Los Angeles.
Tina has released a half hour documentary entitled "Animating the Golden Rule" - a captivating journey through the world's various faith traditions through music, rap and drama as animated by grade 10 and 11 youth.
Nelson Publishing, Canada's premiere textbook publisher, licensed excerpts from the film for their Teachers Resource Guide -2010 World Religion Textbook. She is co-author of "The Golden Rule Guidebook" for educators and is an accredited juror for The Coalition for Quality Children's Media.