Danis Goulet is an award-winning writer and director. Her films have screened at festivals around the world including Sundance, the Berlin International Film Festival, MoMA and the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). She is a former programmer for TIFF and a former director of the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. In 2018, she joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and in 2021, she joined the TIFF Board.
Her debut feature NIGHT RAIDERS premiered in the Panorama section of the 2021 Berlin International Film Festival. It was also selected as a Gala Presentation at the 2021 TIFF where Danis was recognized with a TIFF Tribute Award. In 2021, she was awarded the Directors Guild of Canada's Discovery Award and the film was nominated for eleven Canadian Screen Awards. In 2022, Danis completed post-production on a Netflix thriller she directed and she also recently directed an episode for the FX series RESERVATION DOGS. She is Cree/Metis, originally from La Ronge, Saskatchewan.