Shirley Vercruysse is the Executive Producer of the National Film Board of Canada’s (NFB) Pacific & Yukon Centre where she leads the team producing documentary and animation projects. The studio’s latest projects include the feature-length documentary Ninth Floor (2015) and short films Debris (2015) and Rock the Box (2015). Prior to joining the NFB in February 2014, Shirley was an independent film and television producer based in Calgary, Alberta. Her feature credits include Waydowntown (2000), A Problem with Fear (2003), Comeback Season (2006), Radiant City (2006), Angels Crest (2011), The Future Is Now! (2011) and Fubar II (2010).

Accolades

Ann Marie Fleming and Shirley Vercruysse and Michael Fukushima
Best Animated Film, 2017

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Best Animated Film, 2017

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2017 Rosie Ming is a young Canadian poet who lives at home with her over-protective Chinese immigrant grandparents and has…

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Films

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming
2017

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Canada
2017

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2017 Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she’d…

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