Cassie De Colling is an award-winning director whose career spans more than a decade. Her most recent documentary Precious Leader Women will premiere on ESPN, TSN and Telus Originals. The film follows world-class snowboarder Spencer O’Brien as she reconnects with her First Nations heritage.
De Colling was invited to participate in Sheffield Doc Fest, Cannes Development Showcase, New Images and the IDFA Forum's pitching and financing markets in 2020 for her Virtual Reality collaboration Mugga-mugga.
In 2019, De Colling’s documentary short Allie premiered at Tropfest where it took 3rd Place and won the award for Best Cinematography. The short was then nominated in the International Motor Film Awards and screened as an Official Selection at numerous other festivals.
De Colling’s first short project Uku360 was part of the Sheffield Doc Fest Alternative Realities in 2018. Her directing career began in the mountains of Kashmir in 2014, where she directed her first 45-minute documentary, Beneath the Boarder.
In all of her work, De Colling uses filmmaking to capture honest moments. She unpacks and celebrates the human condition through relatable struggles and perspectives.