Steven Davies is a Coast Salish Media artist and Educator who has been living most of his life on Vancouver Island. He is a graduate of UBC with an Aboriginal management program certificate, and a professionally certified teacher with a Bachelor of Science and Arts Foundation from UVic. He received TV and Film production training at Akaku Maui Community Television, the Gulf Island Film & Television School, and the Banff Centre of the Arts. He is very grateful for the artistic support he has received to date which has included the Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, First Peoples Cultural Council, Canadian Film & Television Producers Association, Clayoquot Biosphere Trust, and MediaNet Victoria.
In addition to receiving two APTN broadcast credits for his collaborative professional efforts, Steven’s first documentary film ‘Ahousat going?’ was one of twelve films shortlisted as an ‘All-star’ during the NSI’s online film festival in 2011. In 2013/2012 his first short dramatic film ‘Discovery Island’ screened at over seven festivals including the Illinois International Film Festival, the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, Red Nation Film Festival, and the Cowichan Aboriginal Film Festival.
He is completing two new documentary films which will appear in the festival circuit in 2015/2016.