Creator, Director, Writer and Executive Producer, Mohawk Princess Pictures
Award-winning Mohawk filmmaker Tracey Deer has multiple credits to her name as producer, writer and director in both documentary and fiction.
Beginning her career in documentary, Tracey teamed up with Rezolution Pictures for feature documentaries One More River: The Deal that Split the Cree, Mohawk Girls, and Club Native, as well as the documentary series Working it Out Together, seasons I & II. This collaboration has continued into fiction television with Mohawk Girls, the series, which she is co-creator, is directing and co-executive producing.
Her own production company, Mohawk Princess Pictures, recently produced the feature documentary Sex Spirit Strength and the youth documentary series Dream Big, both for APTN’s 2015 fall season.
Her work has been honored with two Gemini awards and has earned acclaim from multiple film festivals, including Hot Docs and DOXA. She has worked with the CBC, the NFB, and numerous independent production companies throughout Canada in both documentary & fiction. In 2016, she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for best direction in a comedy series for her work on Mohawk Girls and she was honored at TIFF as a recipient of the Birks Diamond Tribute Award.
Tracey is currently in post-production on Mohawk Girls season 4, currently airing on APTN. She is also developing ChildLESS, a half-hour series about women who do not have – or do not want – children as well as her first fiction feature film with Ema Films.