Michelle Latimer is an actor, filmmaker and curator.
Her most recent short film The Underground premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, was selected as part of Telefilm Canada’s “Not Short on Talent” at Cannes Festival 2014 and received the Best Short Film Award at the ImagineNATIVE Film Festival. Her documentary Alias premiered at the 2013 Hot Docs Film Festival before screening internationally. Prior to that, her short film Choke premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, received a Special Jury Honorable Mention in International Short Filmmaking, was named by Toronto Film Festival among Canada’s Top Ten of 2012 and nominated for a Genie Award.
Michelle is currently starring in the critically acclaimed television series Blackstone and appears as an industry judge on CBC’s Short Film Face Off. Michelle has programmed for Hot Docs, Victoria, Dawson City and ImagineNATIVE Film Festivals and is a curatorial advisor to Winnipeg’s Cinematheque. In 2013, she was named among Playback’s 10 To Watch and is a recent nominee for the KM Hunter Artist Award 2015.