Director and producer Liz Marshall is an auteur filmmaker who fuses character-driven cinematic storytelling with social and environmental justice issues. Since the 90s she has created a body of award-winning documentaries shot around the world which illuminate a range of subjects including: animal rights; the right to water movement; HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa; sweatshop labour; corporate-globalization; the empowerment of girls and women; censorship affecting writers and journalists, and war-affected children. With a body of documentaries, shorts, television series, episodes and segments to her credit, Liz believes in the powerful platform of film/documentary to spur and elevate new perspectives. Liz’s most current documentary is the critically acclaimed The Ghosts In Our Machine
Her work has screened for diverse international audiences: Theatrically; International broadcast; International film festivals; Museums; In-flight on Air Canada; Grassroots groups around the world; 2006 International AIDS Conference; 2001 Winnipeg Conference on War-Affected Children for 150 world leaders; PEN International, and at a Tragically Hip concert for 200,000 of their fans.
Liz has a special interest in audience engagement and grassroots distribution, to help further the impact of her films in the world.