Eileen Hoeter has been directing and producing since l983. She is currently, the chair of Women in Film International, a Director member of the Directors Guild of Canada, and the president of the British Columbia Industry of Film Professionals. She has won numerous awards for her work, including a Leo Award for Best Informational Series - The Creators, as well as being nominated for a Genie for Dying to be Perfect. Her career has covered numerous areas including, Television, Documentaries, Drama, Animation and Photography. She has taught film at UBC, and BCIT, and was the Director of Film Related Studies at The Vancouver Film School. Her activity in the film industry has kept her a visible and respected resource and contact. Eileen received her MFA in Film and Television Production from the University of British Columbia in 1989.