we tell stories in light: we capture moments: we thrive on authenticity
LAW is recognized for authenticity and excellence in storytelling via the content creation, development and production of film, art and video projects.
In addition to filmmaking, Lisa has a body of performance work. She has shared a stage with Deb Hay and Kevin Williamson, a screen with Aidan Quinn, Ben Kingsley, Kelsey Grammar and Geena Davis. And her art shared a street corner with Ai WeiWei. A selected list of her awards include: short listed for Primetime Emmy Awards for Boundless (2006), three-time nominee for Best Actress Canadian Comedy Award, one-time winner of the Best Director Canadian Comedy Award for Chasing Aces (2005), Best Actress Award from the The New York International Fringe Festival for "Last Tango In Transylvania" (2000), Toronto Film Challenge Best Film 2005, 2006 and Bite TV Audience Choice Award 2005. Each year she trains multiple interns in different aspects of storytelling art and film production.
In 2008, Lisa began exploring video and post-production photography at Women's College Hospital in their Trauma Therapy Department. After one of her therapy videos was chosen as part of the Phoenix Art Museum?s Selection 2011, these personal videos gained popularity. Lisa?s work has also been seen at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto InternBuddies in Bad Times, the Annex Patio Art Show, TIFF, VonLiptov, Montreal International Film Festival, NXNE Festival, Gallery 1313 and The Black Cat.
Lisa's first solo show, Some Assembly Required, was at The ArtScape Triangle Gallery. Her collaboration with Vanessa Lee Wishart, "Queen Of The Parade," was part of Patrick Macauley's vision for Nuit Blanche in 2013 and this put Lisa on the worldwide stage as an artist. In 2014 collaborated with Partners in Art, creating an installation for ArtRageous In Motion. Lisa produces art installations well as her ongoing video studies, narrative,music videos, documentary films and Dada Lab experiments.
Lisa speaks on healing and creativity for The WonderWoman speaking series with her talk, "How Art Saved my Life." She has been nominated for a political conference A Bold Vision and is honoured to be nominated with such an amazing group of women. For the 2014/2015 is co-curating the Window Box Gallery with Phil Anderson, Executive Director of Gallery 1313, and looking forward to playing the lead in Will Kwan's next film for the Reel Asian Film Festival.
"I produced Lisa's 2013 Nuit Blanche Toronto installation Queen of the Parade. The piece was a bold blend of fashion, video, projection, performance, and installation. It was a t..."
"Lisa's hypnotic work is like watching the love child of Cindy Sherman and Sidney Sheldon grow up in front of your eyes. You can't hide a talent like hers, she'd be discovered if..."
Everyone Is An Art Critic
"I was brought into Lisa's "Queen of the Parade" project for Nuit Blanche as an advisor and designer. Over the course of a few months I got to know Lisa, her incredible story and..."