Karen Chapman’s VR experience, They Should be Flowers, premiered at HotDocs 2019 and was nominated for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Immersive Non-Fiction.
Chapman’s short, Measure premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2019. Measure won the International Hollywood Foreign Press and Residency Award at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards, as well as the Best Directing award at Women In Film and Television – Toronto Showcase.
Chapman joined Director X and Taj Critchlow at Fela, a newly launched music video, commercial and film production company. She directed the 2020 International Global Goals Campaign for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which was filmed virtually in Mumbai,
Namibia, and Toronto.
51 short films later, Karen is the proud recipient of the 2020 ReelWorld Trailblazer Award.