March 7, 2018, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Founding Executive Director of Women in View, Fraticelli brings to this position a rich and diverse background in Canadian arts, incorporating research, creation, programming and policy-making. Her career is marked by a particular commitment to enriching our cultural landscape through initiatives drawing voices from the margin into the centre.
As executive producer for National Film Board of Canada’s BC and Yukon Studio from 2002-2007, Fraticelli expanded work of the studio to incorporate new media, digital storytelling, extended activities across the province and territory, and to increase the profile of First Nations and artists with disabilities. As Executive Producer, Studio D, the Women’s Studio of the NFB, she helmed a series of programmes including New Initiatives In Film, a five year, multi -tiered intensive programme for Native Women and Women of Colour in the Canadian film industry. As an independent filmmaker, Fraticelli wrote, directed and produced a number of award-winning films.