Britany Sparrow

Britany Sparrow is originally from Vernon, British Columbia, and has been making films in New Brunswick since 2006. After graduating from UNB with a BA in English (Creative Writing) and a certificate in Film and Video Production, Britany joined the New Brunswick Filmmakers' Co-operative, and she directed her first short film, The Perfect Cliche, in 2007. Since then she has directed 7 short films including The Morning After (Short Film Venture), True Hollywood Romance, Gamers: A Love Story (on CBC Download), Chopsticks (NB Joy), Here Without You, and Co-Ed (co-written, co-directed by Gordon Mihan). She is currently in pre-production on her 8th film, Friend Zone, funded in part by artsnb. She has also produced/co-produced the short films Strange Hobby (dir. Allen Galloway), Gary (dir. Jon Brenan), and Zombies vs. Cannibals (dir. Rob Gemmell).

In 2011, Britany was awarded the Recognition Award for a person, group, or organization who has who has contributed to film and video in the province of New Brunswick in a volunteer capacity at the Silver Wave Film Festival.

She is the President of the Film Co-op, a NBFC board director, a WIFT-AT member and former board member, and was formerly the editor for WIFT-AT's newsletter Tidings.

Skills: 
Writing, directing, producing, story editing, mentoring, production management, scheduling
Place of Residence: 
New Maryland
Language(s): 
English
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