Lisa Meeches

Eagle Vision Partner

Lisa Meeches is one of the most dynamic, award-winning, and respected producers in the film and television industry, and a proud Ojibway from Long Plain First Nation. Ms. Meeches has produced numerous projects to critical acclaim, among her more than 180 hours of film and television content including THE SHARING CIRCLE, ICE ROAD TRUCKERSTIPI TALES, JACK, ELIJAH, and WE WERE CHILDREN, which is widely praised by residential school survivors for its power to heal, while general audiences have been moved by its accurate and truthful portrayal of the impacts of Canada’s colonial past. As host of THE SHARING CIRCLE and TAKEN, Ms. Meeches is a recognizable presence across Canada.

Lisa has been the recipient of many local, regional, and national awards for her exemplary contributions in culture, media, and entrepreneurship. Among her numerous awards and nominations are the 2007 National Aboriginal Achievement Award for Media & Communication, the 2009 YMCA-YWCA Woman of Distinction Award in the area of Creative Communications, the 2009 University of Manitoba’s Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership Award and the Women in Film and Television 2009 Crystal Award for Mentorship. In 2017 Lisa was made a Member of the Order of Manitoba.

Lisa devotes considerable time to other causes, and has been critical to the success of the Manito Ahbee Festival as its Executive Director. Lisa also sits on the national board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. True to her heritage, Lisa practices the customs of her faith and is a renowned champion fancy shawl dancer.