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Trish Dolman

Screen Siren Pictures
Founder and President

Trish Dolman, Screen Siren Pictures

As the founder and president of Screen Siren Pictures, Trish Dolman has over twenty-five years experience in professional filmmaking and has collaborated with some of Canada’s foremost producers, directors, screenwriters, editors and production crews. Her film and television productions have screened at festivals around the world and have been nominated and/or won numerous awards over the past two decades.

Trish is currently producing several projects that are in production and post, The New Corporation (a follow-up to the most successful Canadian documentary in history, The Corporation); and the director of the crowd-sourced documentary event special for CTV, Canada in a Day (based on Ridley Scott and Kevin MacDonald’s Life in a Day. She is also producing the feature film, Indian Horse, an adaptation of the award-winning novel by Richard Wagamese (directed by Stephen Campanelli and distributed by Elevation Pictures) and Bud Dynasty, seven-part documentary series for Corus. 

Trish previously produced numerous other award-winning documentaries and series including: Hot Docs pitch winner Some Kind of Love by Thomas and Sumner Burstyn, Mark Cousins’ The First MovieEco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson (which she also directed), Reservation Soldiers, Breaking Ranks, Drawing Out the Demons: A Film About the Artist Attila Richard Lukacs,.Britannia Beach, Trish’s feature film producing credits include: Hector and the Search for Happiness, Foreverland, Daydream Nation, Year of the Carnivore and Flower & Garnet.  

She has also Executive Produced this year’s award-winning feature debut, Hello Destroyer as well as Shut In starring Naomi Watts. 

Trish is a past board member of Women in Film Vancouver, DOC, the CMPA BC Branch, and the CMPA national board and currently sits on the advisory committee for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. In 2003, Trish was the youngest recipient of the Woman of the Year award from Women in Film and Video Vancouver. She was honored as Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin La Grande Dame 2003 Woman of Distinction, and in 2010 was named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in British Columbia by the Vancouver Sun.