Speaker Nathalie Younglai

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Nathalie Younglai

Founder, BIPOC TV & Film, Screenwriter


TV writer and director, Nathalie Younglai founded BIPOC TV & Film, a not-for-profit organization advocating meaningful representation of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in front and behind the camera. Nathalie has mentored many BIPOC creatives and spoken on panels and juries across Canada. In 2019, Nathalie hauled her Asian parents to the Daytime Emmys after being nominated for her writing on Dino Dana. She’s honored to be the recipient of the 2020 CSA Humanitarian Award, the WGC Alex Barris Mentorship Award and one of NOW Magazine’s 2020 Trailblazers. Nathalie was EP showrunner on Hello (Again) a CBC Gem k-drama-romcom web series she cocreated with Simu Liu, Writer/Co-Executive Producer on Season 4 of Coroner (CBC/CW). She is currently Supervising Producer on CTV’s The Spencer Sisters and has a 1-hr upstairsdownstairs drama series in development with a streamer. Nathalie likes to write stories about kick-ass queer Asian women, twisted relationships and tales from the heart... with a bite.  

Speaking on: Content Creation from an Anti-Racist Lens

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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