Ramey Newell

Ramey Newell is an American-Canadian filmmaker and photographer who splits her time between British Columbia and Oregon. Her films have been screened at film festivals and in galleries, museums and other art spaces throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia, including: the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.; Alchemy Moving Image Festival in Hawick, Scotland; Antimatter in Victoria, Canada; and many others. Her film Wolf Call screened at Mountainfilm in 2018. Ramey’s experimental and documentary films have also earned accolades such as the Jury’s Stellar Award at Black Maria Film Festival (2018), Best Director at Mirror Mountain Film Festival (2017), and Director’s Choice at Thomas Edison Film Festival (2021). Her photographic work has been exhibited at venues such as The Polygon Gallery in Vancouver, Gallery 44 in Toronto, and the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY. Ramey holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from New Mexico State University, and she later attained a Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Practices and a Certificate in College Teaching from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She completed her Master of Fine Arts degree in Visual Art at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Ramey was also a 2016 Flaherty Seminar Fellow, a 2019 IWFF Filmmaker Fellow and Independent Imaging Film Farm participant, a 2021 Jackson Wild Summit Fellow and Whistler Film Festival Doc Lab participant, and the winner of the 2022 Symbiosis competition at Imagine Science Film Festival. She currently teaches film studies, video production, and documentary film at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Her most recent film A Good Wolf, is having it's World Premiere at Mountainfilm 2024. 

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