Trish Dolman, founded Screen Siren Pictures in 1997 and is a leading Western Canadian feature film, documentary, television, and digital media producer and director. With more than 30 feature film, television and documentary credits over her career, her projects have won acclaim, awards and have screened at various marquee international festivals.
Trish’s recent credits include the upcoming 5-part limited series/feature film hybrid Bones of Crows from award-winning filmmaker and playwright Marie Clements, for the CBC, Radio-Canada, APTN, and Elevation Pictures; British Columbia — An Untold History, a landmark documentary series told from diverse and pluralistic perspectives which premiered to great acclaim on Knowledge Network in 2021, received 5 CSA nominations, won 5 Leo Awards and a BC History Society award; French Exit, a feature film adaptation of the novel by Canadian author Patrick DeWitt, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Lucas Hedges for Sony Classics and Sony Worldwide that earned Pfeiffer a Golden Globe nomination in 2021 along with a Canadian Screen Awards win for Best Actress; the feature documentary The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel (premiere at TIFF 2020, winner of Vancouver Critics Circle Award for Best BC Documentary); Citizen Bio, a feature-length documentary she directed about the subculture of biohacking (Showtime Networks); Indian Horse, an adaptation of Richard Wagamese’s award-winning novel, which was the most successful English-Canadian theatrical release of 2018; and Canada In A Day, for which Trish won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Director, Documentary, executive produced by Ridley Scott and inspired by Kevin Macdonald’s Life in a Day.
In 2003, Trish was the youngest recipient of Women in Film & Video Vancouver’s Woman of the Year Award and received Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin’s La Grande Dame Woman of Distinction. In 2010 she was named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in British Columbia by the Vancouver Sun. In 2019, she received the Douglas Dales Industry Builder award from Sim Video and was nominated for the 2021 Indiescreen CMPA Established Producer award and for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.