Justine Pimlott

Justine Pimlott

Justine Pimlott

March 2015 Artist in Residence

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Filmmaker
Toronto, Ontario

Justine Pimlott is an award-winning filmmaker who began making documentaries to explore social issues, activism and queer identity. She made her directorial debut with Laugh in the Dark, which won the Best Social Issue Documentary Award at Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and Best Canadian Film at the Inside Out Film Festival in Toronto. In 2003, she formed Red Queen Productions with Maya Gallus; they co-directed and co-produced Punch Like A Girl, a critically acclaimed six-part reality series on women’s boxing. Most recently, they co-directed and co-produced Derby Crazy Love, about the emerging roller derby phenomenon. As a producer, she has been at the helm of many award winning documentaries, including The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche; Girl Inside and Dish-Women, Waitressing & the Art of Service.

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