ABOUT THE TEAM
TERESA ALFELD - PRODUCER / WRITER / DIRECTOR
Teresa Alfeld is a filmmaker and a graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Film Production Program. She has worked in Vancouver and in Toronto as a producer, director, videographer and editor since 2005. She started her production company Savoy Films in 2012 to handle both her corporate video work and her short dramatic film productions. She has additional experience volunteering as a script supervisor with the Canadian Film Centre. Teresa has recently completed a Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution at the University of Victoria. With a keen interest in cinematic representations of gender and sexuality, Teresa has written and directed several award-winning short dramatic films including CLOSET CARNIVORE (2004), CHARLIE GAUVIN (2012) and ROADKILL (2013). Teresa’s films have screened at film festivals across Canada, including Out on Screen (Vancouver), The Female Eye Film Festival (Toronto) and the Women in Film Toronto Short Film Showcase.
JOHN BOLTON - PRODUCER
John Bolton is an award-winning filmmaker from Vancouver, Canada. John’s recent films as producer / director include the feature length “musical docudrama” AIM FOR THE ROSES (for Monoduo Films and Blue Ice Docs, in association with the Canada Council for the Arts and the British Columbia Arts Council), about Canadian musician Mark Haney and Canadian daredevil Ken Carter, which had its world premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto, and which was the opening night film at DOXA in Vancouver, and which was nominated for 5 Leo Awards and a Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award; and THE CANADIAN MUSIC CENTRE IN BC'S LEGACY COMPOSERS FILM SERIES, about BC composers Murray Adaskin, Barbara Pentland, Rudolf Komorous, Jean Coulthard and Elliot Weisgarber.