Nova Ami is a Filipino-Canadian filmmaker who creates socially relevant, thought-provoking films that engage, educate, and empower. Her most recent work was the award-winning Metamorphosis (co-directed with Velcrow Ripper), a theatrical feature documentary which explores the theme of change in this time of climate crisis, described as “breathtaking” by the Toronto Star. Previous documentaries include Say I Do: Unveiling the Stories of Mail-Order Brides, and Secrets: A Parent’s Guide to Teen Sexuality which aired on CBC’s The Passionate Eye. She was host, director, and writer on The Leading Edge, a television series about innovation that aired on Knowledge, and was host and segment producer of GVTV, a series about urban issues in metro Vancouver. She has a master’s degree in Media Studies from the New School, NYC.