Writer

Parham Mortazavi

Place of Residence: 
Moncton
Bio: 

My creative journey began as a kid when I moved to a new city in southern Ontario and after having met what would become my first friend in school, who was a fantastic drummer. I always loved music but meeting him was enough to easily convince and guide me to learning bass guitar. Since then the transformation and development of my musical phases has been an exhilarating journey.

Brandon Arseneau

Film Role(s): 
Place of Residence: 
Fredericton New Brunswick
Bio: 

Brandon Arseneau is a person with dreams of becoming successful in the film industry
has experience filming and editing and currently directing a short film that is in production
with a vision of producing future short films and eventually feature length films

Dawn Boudreau

Place of Residence: 
Quispamsis
Bio: 

Dawn is a retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces and has been pursuing her love of acting since 2017. She has trained at the Victoria School of Dramatic Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Los Angeles and has done mostly stage work in community theatre. Dawn is also keen to learn the production side of TV/film as she wants to create her own content.

Tracey Noble Taylor

Film Role(s): 
Place of Residence: 
Saint John, NB
Bio: 

I am an writer, actress and singer by night, and an IT support analyst by day. I am interested in all aspects of film making and am looking forward to working on projects with all of you.

Some of you might have caught me walking by the “Poor bastard” in Reprobate Road, or have seen me sing at McGill’s in Saint John when we were still able to have open mics.

Gretchen Kelbaugh

Film Role(s): 
Place of Residence: 
Quispamsis, NB.
Bio: 

Gretchen Kelbaugh has produced and directed short dramas, one feature documentary about women and politics (Menocracy) and Saint John’s first all-SJ feature, Margaret & Deirdre. These have screened around the world.

As well, she has written and produced several educational videos, distributed across Canada.. Her strength and heart, however, lie in screenwriting.

Kaitlyn Adair

Film Role(s): 
Place of Residence: 
Fredericton
Bio: 

Kaitlyn is a talented actress and writer currently living in Fredericton, NB. She attended Vancouver Film School in 2011-2012 and hasn't stopped working in film since. Her passion lies in creating dynamic characters for Film, Television and Theatre but has also performed in national/international Commercials. She is currently expanding her love of creating film to directing and producing.

Colin A. Smart

Film Role(s): 
Place of Residence: 
Mount Hope NB
Bio: 

Bio: Colin A. Smart hails from the community of Mount Hope just outside Fredericton NB.

He is an Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, Director, Production Manager, Unit Production Manager, Third Assistant Director, Actor, Casting Director, Acting Coach and Film Mentor with well over eighteen years in the New Brunswick independent film and video production industry.

Tim Rayne

Film Role(s): 
Place of Residence: 
Fredericton
Bio: 

Tim Rayne joined the NB Film Co-op in 1998 and has worked on independent and commercial film productions and learned theoretical film concepts in graduate classes in film studies at Carleton University.

Tim directs and writes his own films including Song Bird (NB Joy Award) Hopewell (Short Venture Grant), Natural Remedy with co-director and co-writer Tony Merzetti, and Soup Du Jour.

Britany Sparrow

Place of Residence: 
New Maryland
Bio: 

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.

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