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A new chapter of Lisa Anita Wegner's storytelling.

Filmmaker Performance Artist

Mighty Brave Productions/ Haus of Dada 

With over 20 years of experience Lisa Anita Wegner‘s expertise is in her ability to find, inspire and work well with creative professionals. She seeks out authenticity in storytelling and creates a nurturing and respectful environment for her creatives, cast and crew. She is responsible for overseeing the creative from authorship to screen.
In addition to producing, Lisa has a body of performance work. She has shared a stage with Deb Hay and Kevin Wiliamson, a screen with Aidan Quinn, Ben Kingsley, Kelsey Grammar and Geena Davis and a street corner with Ai WeiWei. A selected list of her awards includes: short listed for Primetime Emmy Awards for Boundless (2006), three-time nominee for Best Actress Canadian Comedy Award, one-time winner of the Best Director Canadian Comedy Award for Chasing Aces (2005), Best Actress Award from the The New York International Fringe Festival for “Last Tango In Transylvania” (2000), Toronto Film Challenge Best Film 2005, 2006 and Bite TV Audience Choice Award 2005. Ms. Wegner has judged the Festival Of Video at the Canadian Broadcasting Association as well as Photo and Film, a local event. Each year she trains interns in different aspects of storytelling art and film. 
After suffering a trauma-related brain injury (c-PTSD) in 2008, Lisa began exploring video and post-production photography at Women’s College Hospital in their Trauma Therapy Department. After one of her therapy videos was chosen as part of the Phoenix Art Museum’s Selection 2011, these personal videos gained popularity. Lisa’s work has also been seen at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Buddies in Bad Times, the Annex Patio Art Show, TIFF, VonLiptov, Montreal International Film Festival, NXNE Festival.
Lisa’s first solo show, Some Assembly Required, was at The ArtScape Triangle Gallery. Her collaboration with Vanessa Lee Wishart, “Queen Of The Parade,” was part of Patrick Macauley’s vision for Nuit Blanche in 2013 and this put Lisa on the worldwide stage as an artist. In 2014 will be working with Partners in Art, creating an installation for ArtRageous In Motion collaborating with Governor General Award winner Istvan Kantor and exploring her performance personas in a series called in LAW of Transformation. The first piece: Research: Stardust will be at 2186 Dundas this summer. Lisa produces art installations well as her ongoing video studies, narrative,music videos, documentary films and Dada Lab experiments. Lisa speaks on healing and creativity for The WonderWoman speaking series with her talk, “How Art Saved my Life.”
Lisa has been nominated for a political conference A Bold Vision and is honoured to be nominated with such an amazing group of women. 

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