Engineering a new career as a filmmaker
This episode is sponsored by The Calgary International Film Festival, taking place here in Calgary from September 19th to 30th.
Here in Alberta, getting an engineer degree is like owning a pair of cowboy boots, it’s something you just do. But what if you have a different calling, can you take what you learned in school for one thing, and apply it to something completely different: like becoming a film-maker? That’s the story of Gillian McKercher, who was an engineer working in downtown Calgary, who is now about to have her first feature film premiere at the Calgary International Film Festival!