Festival email: info@farnorthphotofest.com

FNPF Board

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President

Pat Kane

Pat is a photojournalist in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, covering people, life and environment in Canada's Far North. Pat takes a documentary approach to the stories impacting Northerners, with a special focus on Indigenous issues and empowerment.

Pat is a member of the Timiskaming First Nation on the territory that is now Quebec, and part of the collective Natives Photograph.

patkanephoto@gmail.com

www.patkanephoto.com

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Vice-president

Amanda Annand

Amanda is a Canadian-born visual ethnographer. Having grown up in a town of less than 200 people in northern Alberta, she's comfortable in small and unusual places. In 2018, she was named one of the 100 Top Emerging Photographers in the Flash Forward competition by the Magenta Foundation. She currently resides in Yellowknife, NWT, where she hopes to add more regional diversity to Canadian documentary voices.

mandy.annand@gmail.com

www.amandaannand.com

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Director

Weronika Murray

Weronika Murray is a photographer based in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. She has worked on a wide variety of stories in the North but her personal work often revolves around the issues of sustainability and impacts of climate change on northern communities. As someone who has lived in the Arctic full time since 2013 she has the perspective and local knowledge of someone who deals with northern issues every day.

weronikamurray@gmail.com

www.weronikamurray.com

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Director

Amos Scott

Amos Scott is owner and operator of Adze Studios Inc in Yellowknife, NT where he is a filmmaker, producer and photographer.

Amos started his career in journalism working for CKLB, CBC North and APTN National News. He has travelled the North extensively and loves working with smaller communities in the NWT.

Amos is a member of the Tlicho Nation and is a co-founder of Dene Nahjo and a founding member of the NWT Professional Media Association.

amoscott@gmail.com

www.adzestudios.com

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director

Pablo Saravanja

Pablo was born and raised in the Northwest Territories. His professional career began at the Western Academy of Photography studying photojournalism, and continued at the Gulf Islands Film & Television School. As a respected Northern expert, a tireless media-arts advocate and a passionate educator, Pablo spent the last decade working to develop a sustainable and culturally significant film/tv industry in northern Canada. Pablo is the longtime President of Western Arctic Moving Pictures and Yellowknife International Film Festival, Vice President of the Dead North Film Festival and a founding member of the NWT Professional Media Association.

pablo@artlesscollective.com

www.artlesscollective.com

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DIRECTOR

Angela Gzowski

Angela is an award-winning Northern photographer. Born and raised in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Angela earned a BFA in Photography from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Equally at home doing portraits in her Yellowknife studio as she is bouncing in the back of a snowmobile at -40 in Canada's Far North, her photojournalism has taken her all across the NWT, Nunavut and Yukon. Her stunning landscapes and evocative people photos have appeared in Canadian Geographic, Reader’s Digest, Maclean's, VICE, Maisonneuve, Up Here, MoneySense, Photolife, and The Coast.

photo@agzowski.com

www.angelagzowski.com