TNFF 2012





Surendra Lawoti


Surendra Lawoti is a Nepali photographer and lives and works in Toronto. His work has been exhibited in Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Boston, Medellin, Colombia and in Kathmandu, Nepal. He has received awards from Ontario Arts Council, Artadia, Community Arts Assistance Program through City of Chicago and Somerville Arts Council. His work has been featured in numerous publications including The Boston Globe, Camera Austria, Spacing Magazine and NewCity Chicago. He is the Festival Curator of TNFF.


Julie Bridgham


Julie Bridgham is a Sundance Institute Documentary Fellow, and is the Director and Producer of the award winning documentary “The Sari Soldiers” for which she received the 2008 Nestor Almendros Prize for courage and commitment in human rights filmmaking. Over the past six years, she has lived for extended periods in Nepal where she produced and directed numerous documentaries. She has produced and directed numerous documentary series that have taken her around the globe, including "Exotic Islands”, and the series "Royal Families of the World” as well as documentary series for the BBC, CBS, the Discovery Channel and TLC.


Richard Fung


Richard Fung is a Trinidad-born, Toronto-based video artist and writer. His single channel videotapes and installations have been widely collected and exhibited internationally, and his essays have been published in numerous journals and anthologies. Among several honours he is a recipient of the Bell Canada award for outstanding achievement in video art and the Toronto Arts Award for media art. He teaches in the Faculty of Art at Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto.