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‘There’s not enough funds’: More resources needed for Indigenous filmmakers says director – APTN News

Bringing Eden Robinson’s novel Monkey Beach to the big screen was a labour of love for filmmaker Loretta Todd.

And it had to be. The award-winning documentary filmmaker and producer spent 15 years getting the project off the ground.

Todd says it wasn’t easy but she never gave up or stopped knocking on doors, including the doors of “billionaires” trying to get the funding to make her first, feature length film made.

At one point, last fall, Monkey Beach was the number one Canadian film in theatres.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/facetoface/theres-not-enough-funds-more-resources-needed-for-indigenous-filmmakers-says-director/

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