Writer, Director, Producer
Marie Clements is an award-winning writer, director and producer who has carved her brand of independent story-making in a variety of mediums including film, TV, radio, new media and live performance. As a writer/director/producer her films have showcased at prestigious film festivals including: Cannes, TIFF, Hot Docs, MOMA, ImagineNATIVE and more. Marie’s 2019 feature drama debut, Red Snow, won the Women in the Director’s Chair Feature Film Award and was nominated for ten 2019 Leo Awards. Marie was nominated for a Directors Guild of Canada Best Director Award for the film and was also named a 2019 Telefilm Canada Birks Diamond Tribute to Women in Film recipient. The Road Forward, produced by the National Film Board, premiered at Hot Docs, opened the 2017 DOXA Documentary Film Festival, closed the 2018 ImagineNATIVE Film Festival, and received five Leo Awards including Best Production, Best Director, and Best Screenwriter. Marie’s fifteen plays have been presented on some of the most prestigious stages for Canadian and international work, garnering numerous awards including the 2004 Canada-Japan Literary Award, and two prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award nominations.