Amanda Kindzierski is Polish/Ukrainian and Ojibwe/Metis filmmaker born and raised in Winnipeg Manitoba. She is a graduate of the Academy of Broadcasting's television specialization program, as well as a National Screen Institute's New Voices and Indigidocs programs. Amanda has written, produced, directed and edited over 15 films that have played in various programs. Amanda also teaches filmmaking to children and adults for many organizations. "Being a Native Canadian and an out lesbian are very important themes in my life and therefore also in my work making films and teaching."