A Tribute to WIDC Colleague, Michelle (Mickey) Mamchur

It is with great sadness that we share the news that our WIDC colleague and friend, Michelle (Mickey) Mamchur has left us far too soon. Over the past 24 months Mickey made stellar comebacks defying the odds battling disease caused by a missing chromosome and the damage it did to her organs. After many trips in and out of the [...]

By |2021-05-29T22:13:56-07:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Special Tributes, WIDC|Tags: , , |

A Tribute to WIDC Alumna, Pepita Ferrari

Pepita and I met at the 1998 WIDC workshop at the Banff Centre for the Arts, a meeting that sparked a life long friendship, numerous trips, a multitude of film projects, and more than one wild adventure. The mid-January cold in Banff was literally breathtaking – but we both found the WIDC experience invigorating. Stacey Curtis was our mentor [...]

By |2021-05-29T22:10:24-07:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Special Tributes, WIDC|Tags: , , , |