Heather Young

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Heather Young is a Canadian filmmaker originally from New Brunswick now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After graduating from the University of New Brunswick and NSCAD University she made several short films. FISH (2016) and MILK (2017) played at festivals all over the world including the Toronto International Film Festival, Palm Springs Shortfest, Vienna Independent Shorts, the Maryland Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival and TIFF Canada’s Top Ten. MILK won Best Short Film (Canada) at Festival du nouveau cinema in Montreal. Her first feature MURMUR (2019) premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival where it won the FIPRESCI Prize for the Discovery Programme and went on to win the Grand Jury Prize at the Slamdance Film Festival and the John Dunning Award for Best First Feature at the Canadian Screen Awards.

Houseplant Films

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