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LIZZ HODGSON 

is a graduate and current Masters (2020) student of the York University's Film & Video Production Program (2011) where she specialized in documentary filmmaking. Two of her thesis projects – Welcome to Holland and The Nature of Creativity – screened at York Universities prestigious Cinesiege Awards. While studying, Lizz was also commissioned to direct a feature-length documentary film on the topic of Wind Energy in Canada, produced by the Centre for Atmospheric Change. Lizz’s fiction credits include Ex Gratia, winner of best existential film at the 48hr Film Festival 2013, Us, Regardless, which had its Canadian premiere at the 2014 ReelWorld Film Festival in Toronto, followed by an international premiere at the Mumbai Queer International Film Festival in May 2014, in 2014 the film she wrote and directed with her comedy trio Grab It Productions, entitled Heartfelt won the audience choice award, Lizz has also just completed principal photography on her BravoFact funded film Eligible

 

In addition to her work as an emerging director, Lizz has been working as Art Director on the award-winning web series Out With Dad. She has also been contracted as a director, producer, and stage manager on multiple theatre productions. Lizz performed assistant casting director duties for major Canadian television series such as Lost Girl & Bomb Girls.