JJ Neepin is an Indigenous Writer & Director based out of Winnipeg, MB.
With her sister, producer Justina Neepin, they have created several short film with their production company JJNeepinFilms INC. Their films have screened at film festivals around the world, including ImagineNATIVE in Toronto, LA Skins Festival in Los Angeles, and MaoriLand in New Zealand.
JJ has directed several episodes of EagleVision's True Crime documentary series Taken, APTN's ghost investigation show, The Other Side, and several other documentary television.
Constantly honing her craft, JJ has participated in the competitive 2018 Women in the Directors Chair; Story & Leadership program, the 2017 Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television's Woman Directors Apprenticeship and various documentary mentorships with Hot Docs and the National Screen Institute.
In her spare time, JJ enjoys reading nonfiction and Japanese Manga. She'll write short stories or scripts and occasionally fill her sketchbooks with random drawings.