Remembrance Pictures Inc.
Hedyeh ("Hedy") is an Iranian-Canadian filmmaker and impact storyteller with strong interest in writing/producing socially-conscious stories that focus on voices from the margins. She is a UBC Film Program alumna, and the recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts Scriptwriting Grant and the National Film Board F.A.P. grant. She has completed producer trainee internships at the N.F.B. and B.C. Film, and participated in Toronto’s L.I.F.T. Film Mentor Program. She is currently in development with Telefilm, CMF, and the CBC on her first feature film, "Brother, Man", a youth refugee survival story, inspired by true life. The project was the winner of the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) Power Pitch 2019 and developed at the WFF Writers' Lab, NSI Business for Producers Lab, WEMW Impact Pyramid, and selected to The Gotham 2021. Hedy was selected as one of ten participants in RDVCANADA - MEET THE PRODUCERS initiative SXSW 2022. She was also part of the Banff Spark 2022 cohort.
Hedy has served as the Project Coordinator on The Coloring Book: Digital Stories by Artists of Color, a community initiative at the N.F.B (nominated, Leo Awards 2009). Brother, Man is her first feature film project. She won the Whistler Film Festival Power Pitch 2019 for the project and has workshopped the script at the Whistler Film Festival Writers Lab 2020 as well as NSI Business for Producers 2020-2021.