Mary Lewis is a writer, film and television director and actress. She is the recipient of multiple national and international awards for excellence in Directing, Writing, and Animation, including a Gemini and a Genie for her film and television directing work, Best Film Awards at AIFF, TIFF, VIFF, best Screenplay at Flicks, and more. Training and education include: Acting at the National Theatre School of Canada, Directing at the Canadian Film Centre, MFA Screenwriting at York University, BA English and French Literature at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Humanities at Le Petit Seminaire de Quebec. Mary is screenwriter of feature films (February and Butterfly Jump), currently in development. Born in Kampala, Uganda, she was raised in Newfoundland and divides her time between St. John’s and Toronto.