co-founder, Collective Culture
Keesha Chung is an emerging filmmaker (director, producer, writer), event producer and moderator, creative director, writer, and professional model. Her work focuses on intersectional politics, pop culture criticism, and critical race theory.
She is currently working at Scarborough Pictures as an Associate Producer and at Blank Canvas as a Programming Coordinator. In March 2020, Keesha directed, produced, and wrote her first short film grey area (to be released in 2021). Between November - December 2020 Keesha interned at etalk Canada. Starting in June 2021 Keesha will be joining Bell Media as a part of their Bell Graduate Leadership Program.
Her other collaborators include: HXOUSE, Never Apart Montreal, Route Eleven Productions, VICELAND Canada, Sephora Canada, AfrOURban, CBC Arts, BAND Gallery and Culture Centre, CIINEMA, Sophomore Magazine, Artscape Daniel’s Launchpad, Concordia’s Fine Arts Student Alliance, and Ryerson Image Centre.
In 2018 Keesha worked at BAND Gallery and Culture Centre as a programming coordinator. Between 2016 - 2017 she was a tv host for an unreleased show on VICELAND Canada. Her writing has been published in Subversions: a Journal of Feminist Queries and Sophomore Magazine.
From May 2015 - May 2017 Keesha produced six projects for Sophomore Magazine as a content developer, producer, video editor, and writer. These projects included: Just Listen, an original web series she executive produced, directed, edited, and hosted; Girls with Curls, an interview series she directed, produced and modelled in; The Dirt on Denim; Taking a Moment; Like Mother, Like Daughter; New Africa; and Yes Yes Nino Brown.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Women's Studies from Concordia University in 2016. In December 2020 she graduated from Humber College's Film and Multiplatform Storytelling program with honours.
Click here for a list of Keesha's writing and projects with CC.
*CV available upon request*
(Photos by Jacqueline Ashton)