This week! An interview with host of CBC’s Definitely Not The Opera, and all around Canadian renaissance woman, Sook-Yin Lee. From her tumultuous childhood in Vancouver, and early interest in the arts, to her days as a Much Music VJ, and her work with film and acting.
Host of DNTO on CBC Radio, Sook-Yin Lee
In the interview, Sook-Yin Lee also speaks about the experience playing the role of Olivia Chow in Jack, the CBC biopic of the late Jack Layton, leader of the federal NDP.
Sook-Yin Lee with Olivia Chow. Sook-Yin played Olivia in the CBC biopic on Jack Layton.
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Filmmaker Sean Wainsteim
Sean Wainsteim is a Toronto based filmmaker who also happens to be the creative mind behind some of the most imaginative and interesting music videos to come out of Canada in the past few years for bands from Hey Rosetta! and Toyko Police Club to Hannah Georgas
I talked to Sean about the creative process, the power of a good fable and the importance of producing art that rings true.
For all of Sean Wainsteims creative work you can check him out at www.seanwainsteim.com but to get a small taste here’s a wonderfully short film he recently directed called Lost For Words