Director: Jill Sharpe

Working in medias of film, paint and sound, Emmy nominated Jill Sharpe is a multifaceted visual storyteller.    

As a filmmaker Jill Sharpe has created an award winning body of work in the documentary genre, which has been presented internationally at film festivals and broadcast in over 30 countries. To watch films visit

Her latest film "Bone, Wind, Fire" (nominated for an Emmy for Best Historical Documentary) is about the creative process of Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keeffe and Emily Carr and marked her entry into directing drama & animation (produced by the NFB).  The film has won numerous awards and has been presented in Art Galleries in North America and Europe including The Lincoln Centre in New York.

As a painter, Sharpe has had solo shows at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum's Education Annex in Santa Fe, Emily Carr House in Victoria and has presented at the McMichael Gallery in Ontario on her work.    To see paintings visit her gallery page.

Sharpe also helps bring Museum and Gallery exhibits to sonic life.    Working with Tour-mate Systems she creates audio & multi media tours.  Clients include: “Biomuseo” – a Smithsonian affiliate Biodiversity Museum in Panama designed by Frank Gehry, “Glacier Sky Walk” in Jasper National Park, Washington National Cathedral and “Frank Lloyd Wright’s American College” for Florida Southern College.

Sharpe guest lectures at Universities and Institutions throughout North America on documentary filmmaking and a subject that is her favorite: creative process.


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