Tanis Parenteau is a producer/actor and member of the Métis Nation of Alberta. Her debut short film, A Big Black Space, garnered a broadcasting deal on ARTÉ in Europe. She is currently producing and starring in an APTN lumi digital original series in fall of 2022 called ‘Jason’ and developing multiple Indigenous, female-led series and features. Her projects have been funded by Bell Fund, Canada Council for the Arts, Alberta Media Fund and Alberta Media Arts Alliance. Tanis is a member of Canadian Media Producers Association, Alberta Media Production Industries Association, board member of Peace Region Independent Media Arts Association, member of SAG-AFTRA National Native Americans Committee, tribal liaison at AlterTheater and casting associate at Tbd Casting Co. She is also in Banff Spark Accelerator for Women in the Business of Media, NSI Art of Business Management - Indigenous Edition, The Genre Lab, ISO/Netflix Indigenous Production Apprenticeship, Whistler Film Festival Producers Lab, AMAAS One2One and is an alumn of Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices and AMPIA Bespoke Mentorship. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from The New School for Drama.