Screen Siren Pictures | President & Founder
Trish Dolman founded Screen Siren Pictures in 1997 and is a leading Western Canadian feature film, documentary, television and digital producer and director. With more than thirty feature, TV, and documentary credits over her twenty-eight-year career, her projects have won acclaim, awards and have screened at various marquee international festivals.
Trish is currently producing: British Columbia – A History, a four-part historical documentary series for Knowledge; French Exit, a feature film based on Patrick DeWitt’s acclaimed novel starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Lucas Hedges for Elevation Pictures, Sony Classics and Sony Worldwide (premiere at NYFF 2020) and The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel (premiere at TIFF 2020). She recently completed directing Citizen Bio, a feature-length documentary that profiles the biohacking subculture for Showtime Networks in the US, executive produced by Graeme Manson and Mackenzie Donaldson (Orphan Black, Snowpiercer). Other recent successful projects include the feature film Indian Horse, an adaptation of Richard Wagamese’s award-winning novel which was released in Canadian theatres in 2018 and became the most successful English-Canadian film of the year. That same year, Trish also won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Director, Documentary for Canada In A Day, Executive Produced by Ridley Scott and inspired by the original Life in a Day by Kevin Macdonald.
Trish is a past board member of Women in Film Vancouver, DOC, CMPA-BC Branch, and the CMPA national board and currently sits on the advisory committee for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. In 2003, Trish was the youngest recipient of the Woman of the Year award from Women in Film and Video Vancouver. She was honored as Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin La Grand Dame 2003 Woman of Distinction, and in 2010 was named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in British Columbia by the Vancouver Sun.