Sharon Lewis
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Sharon Lewis' focus in her directing career is to tell entertaining stories with a unique cinematic flavor and heavy-hitting performance. She has been nominated for 3 Canadian Screen Awards (CSA) and recently won a CSA for Best Direction for a Factual Series. Sharon's feature film debut, Brown Girl Begins (2017), is an Afro-futurist sci-fi tale of a young black woman who saves her community through her connection to Caribbean spirits. The film continues to play on Hulu, Amazon, and HBO, was recently named “one of the top 15 Black Sci-Fi Films” by and was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Screenplay. Sharon's first feature documentary, Disruptor Conductor (2019), is about the first openly-gay, black orchestral Conductor in Canada and it won “Best Documentary” at both Black Alphabet Film Festival 2020 and G International Film Festival 2021. Sharon’s recent TV directing credits include: Death She Wrote for CTV, Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding for Lifetime, Secretly Santa for Lifetime, OWN's Song & Story: Amazing Grace, Hudson & Rex, and hit CBC series’ Murdoch Mysteries and Diggstown. Her latest feature documentary, With Wonder (2021), is about the LGBTQI+ community's grappling with the question: can you be Christian and Queer? With Wonder won the Audience Choice Award at Reelworld Film Festival 2021.

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