Thea Loo is a producer and director from Vancouver BC with a BFA in Film Production from SFU. She is a participant of the Reelworld Producers Program, a mentorship focused on developing BIPOC producing talent in Canada. This program has helped her put into development “Soule”, a digital dramedy series about Filipino-Canadian sneakerheads in partnership with co-creator, Moses Caliboso.
In 2020 she produced “No More Parties” (Dir. Natalie Murao), created with funding support from the NFB. The short was selected to be part of Canada’s Not Short on Talent at Clermont-Ferrand 2021 and is now available on the TIFF digital platform. In post-production is “To Make Ends Meat 結束肉”, a documentary project funded by the Richard K Wong Film Fund and will premiere this fall at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival.
Thea is dedicated to producing narratives that highlight under-represented communities in Canadian media and in particular, Asian Canadian experiences. Her latest directorial work is “Nanay” a short 5 minute documentary about Filipino mental health and labour migration. She is currently in development in partnership with the Knowledge Network to expand “Nanay” into a one-hour TV spot.