Mandy has been involved with the creation of documentary films since 1981.
For a detailed online resume, please visit Mandy’s LinkedIn profile http://ca.linkedin.com/in/mandyleith
Here are some interesting links that track Mandy’s journey through cinema history
- Christ Church College Radio Film & TV Degree documentary Mandy studied film here in the early 1980′s and this doc features 16mm footage of a few of the films she worked on as part of her BA degree in Film Studies. Mandy also features in front of the camera, and can be seen walking on set with the mirror at the end of this clip.
- It Matters Who Makes It (NFB, 1992)
Pre-conference of the 23rd International Institute of Communications Conference Roundtable on the role of women in film and television.
- The Friendship Village (Cypress Park Productions, 2003)
- From Baghdad to Peace Country (NFB, 2003) This moving documentary chronicles one artist’s journey to Iraq, Scotland and Northern BC using his creativity to transform the horrors of the Iraq war into a series of installations about peace.
- Breaking Ranks (NFB, Screen Siren, Global TV, 2006) Mandy was nominated for a Leo Award for Best Editing in 2007.
- Skills for Healing (Cedarwood Productions, 2009)
- Blue Gold: The Tsilhqot’in Fight for Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) (2010) This powerful 40-minute documentary was used as evidence in the successful Taseko Mines Federal Review Panel. As far as we know, it is the first documentary to be used in a Federal land claim hearing.