Career: Film & TV

Marc Almon

Film Producer

For moviegoers, Blackbird is an award-winning production about the juvenile detention system. For producer Marc Almon, the film is the biggest risk he’s ever taken. "There were periods of production when I thought I was going to go bankrupt. It was a...

Ariel Nasr


It is hard to imagine how tendonitis can lead to an Oscar nomination, but it did, in a round about way, for Ariel Nasr. This part of his story begins with Ariel cutting wood. “I suffered a repetitive strain injury using a chainsaw...

Lindsay Cameron Wilson

Writer, Host of Love Food and The Food Podcast

“For me,” says Lindsay Cameron Wilson “a recipe is never just a recipe. It’s a neighbourhood. It’s a family. It’s a story.” And she tells those stories on her cooking show Love Food ...

Andrew Murphy

Director of Programming, Inside Out

Andrew Murphy still gets chills when he thinks about it. It was at the 2014 Inside Out Film Festival in Toronto. Andrew, as Director of Programming for the LGBT focused festival had brought in the film Matt Shepard Is A Friend of Mine. The capacity...

Daniel Boos


There is a scene in the short film Bound, directed by Daniel Boos, that is intense and rife with suspense. An immigrant worker at a sawmill hands over a twenty dollar bill to a shopkeeper. Wrapped inside the bill is a note but we...

Charlotte Bell

Photographer, Filmmaker

Charlotte Bell is not likely to ever take the road well travelled. And part of the credit for that,  she says, goes to King’s. “Within the King’s community I learned, for the first time, that being outside the...

Alexander Mifflin

Host / Writer / Co-Director / Research Director, The Water Brothers

Just imagine this—whale sharks and tiger sharks lurking around you. And up above, moving silently through the ocean off Costa Rica, three hundred hammerhead sharks glide by. It’s just another day at work for Alex Mifflin. “Underwater, you feel...

Arwen Kidd

Communicating with Communities specialist, UN Refugee Agency

When a humanitarian disaster happens, the people affected need more than just the physical necessities. They need information. Where can they find accommodation? How do they register with the police? When is it safe to return home? That’s where Arwen Kidd comes...

Evany Rosen

Comedy Writer and Performer

“King’s is the best place to go and be a weirdo" says Evany Rosen. As a standup comic, actor, writer and early member of the Halifax-based comedy group “Picnicface,” perhaps she may be more authoritative on the subject than...

ChloƩ Hung

Writer. Director. Actor.

“I was walking across the King’s quad when I got the call,” Chloé Hung explains. “I had got the part of Juliet! I was jumping up and down!” To get a lead role in a King&rsquo...

Shannon Brownlee

Associate Director (Cinema & Media Studies); Assistant Professor - Cinema and Media Studies; Gender and Women's Studies

Shannon Brownlee discovered a kind of academic freedom when she went to King’s. “I never felt like I was, what’s the word?  Grade grubbing? It was never about the grade,” Shannon says. “It was about the...

Paul Brothers

Anchor/Co-host - The Morning News, Global Halifax

Paul Brothers is nothing if not strategic. He figures out what he wants, then he figures out how to get it.   “I had a goal when I was a teenager that I would be on national television as a sports anchor...


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