MEET THE TEAM
We're a unique bunch that brings passion to the work we do.
We're collaborators, change-makers and creators. Put us together, and we're a dynamic group dedicated to amplifying voices through storytelling that presents a fresh perspective that sparks innovation, inspiration and conversations.
Dr. Lolly de Jonge
Dr. Lolly is the Chief Executive Officer of IndigeKin Productions, a 100%-owned Indigenous media arts production company. She is an accomplished Indigenous producer of television, film, music and podcast projects. With decades of executive management experience, she was named to the 2016 Diversity 50 by the Canadian Board Diversity Council. Dr. Lolly is also a prolific writer and editor in a number of genres. Her television series Transformation to Parenthood, which she also hosted, was broadcast for two years on television.
Sylvester is an award-winning filmmaker with over 10 years of industry experience producing documentaries, short films and TV shows. He was selected as one of only 15 filmmakers to participate in the Alberta Accelerated Producer's Program where he was mentored by Executives from Warner Brothers and Entertainment One. In 2022, Sylvester was selected by NETFLIX for its Diversity of Voices program at the Banff World Media Festival. His passion is to tell stories that help people connect to each other on a deeper and more meaningful level.
Daniel has over a decade of experience in the industry. He provides location sound services on documentaries, films, web series, corporate videos and television series. He is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology's Film and Video Production. Dan's work has been broadcast on the air, on the web, and at private screenings and festivals.
Andrew has nearly two decades of experience in the international film industry working on films from independent shorts to Hollywood blockbusters. An award-winning film producer and production company board member, Andrew has overseen the financing, production and acquisition of a feature film – including having an independent film he produced, co-wrote and starred in acquired at the Cannes Film Market, and released around the globe.
Therese 'Tag' Goulet
Tag is an Indigenous producer with credits on over 100 independent films, including several from Santa Monica College's film production program. Her credited films screened at the 2021 and 2022 Cannes Film Festivals, longlisted for a 2021 British Film Academy Award (BAFTA), and Crystal Bear Award winner at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival. In 2022, IMDbPro named Tag a female producer to watch in the indie genre.
Hal Eagletail is a member of the Northern Dene Tsuut’ina Nation, residential school survivor, Knowledge Keeper and Cultural Advisor. He has been a film liaison for three decades and is also a Master of Ceremonies for First Nation Pow Wows and Round Dance celebrations across North America. Hal specializes in bridging the gap between industry, business and government with First Nations culture, spirituality, herbal health care and the environment.
Tarek came to Canada as a Syrian refugee in 2017. Now, he's the co-owner, director and curator at the Bluerock Gallery in Black Diamond. Tarek is well-experienced in retail, tourism, and marketing. He is the chair of Diamond Valley Economic Development, a member of the Foothills Local Regional Partnership, and an active member of The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta.
Kylee is a media personality turned full-time content creator and event host with a focus on the 2SLGBTQ+ community. She has expertise in social media trends, brand growth and social media strategy. Kylee has worked with local and international brands. Her broadcasting experience includes being an on-air personality, host, correspondent and voice artist across various media.”
Social Media Manager
Terez has done marketing and branding across industries including insurance, film, music, technology and more. Terez’s impressive figures include organically generating over 2,000,000 views on a single video for one of her clients, and organically growing another's audience by over 100,000 in less than 6 months. Terez is also a Métis pop singer with a fanbase of over 130K followers.
John has a diverse background with an emphasis on governance and developing operational business systems for the corporate, creative and third sectors. He has worked in senior management and served in executive roles during his career and volunteer work. Additionally, he is a yoga instructor, having trained under many luminaries in the field.
Anushka is pursuing an MBA. Her written and photographic works have been published and she was the producer and host of a podcast interviewing global business professionals. Anushka has experience as an engagement leader, mentor and mental health ambassador. She is also a YouTube cover artist and travel blogger who is multilingual (English, French, Hindi and Tamil).
George & Terry Goulet
George and Terry are independent Métis historians, best-selling authors, public speakers, and advocates for justice and equal rights for all Indigenous Peoples from sea to sea to sea. They have been advocates for Métis identity in Canada and for the exoneration of early Canadian and Métis politician Louis Riel. George is a retired lawyer and has a Master of Laws degree majoring in constitutional law, and Terry is a retired legal editor of an international legal publishing firm.