Linnea Ritland is a writer/director specializing in queer, comedy and youth films, based in Vancouver, BC, with a BFA in film production from UBC. Her work has screened at festivals to critical acclaim from the ripe young age of 15.
Most recently, her short film “Violet and June” has screened at festivals from Inside Out to the Whistler Film Festival and BFI Flare, receiving the Best BC Short at the 2017 VQFF, Audience Choice and Jury Choice at the 14th annual Reel Pride Winnipeg film festival, and the Executive Producers’ Prize at the Alameda International Film Festival. It is currently nominated for a Leo Award.
She currently works full-time for the University of British Columbia as a video producer on the Tapestry Tool and the TYDE Project.
Upcoming work includes a short coming-of-age comedy-drama about parental alcoholism, messy relationships and pubic hair, “Everything’s Great!”, and a short queer minimalist drama, “Amateur Dramatics”.
CV available here.
Further work can be seen at her YouTube Channel.
Sometimes she posts dumb thoughts people like on Facebook, but don’t add her unless you’ve met her because otherwise that’s just weird.