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HANNAH CHEESMAN is a Canadian Screen Award-nominated writer and actor, as well as a director, recognized as a TIFF Emerging Canadian Filmmaker and a Playback 5 to Watch. Her work spans feature films, shorts, television and commercials, and has screened at Cannes, Palm Springs, and TIFF.
Most recently, Hannah’s short film Succor premiered at TIFF 2020, and she is currently in post production on feature length dramatic thriller The Boathouse, starring Michaela Kurimsky (Firecrackers) and Deragh Campbell (Anne at 13,000 Feet), and produced by Circle Blue (Jean of the Joneses, Diggstown).
Hannah is also the co-creator, writer and producer of Whatever, Linda, a landmark web series that has won 20 awards to date — including the inaugural Canneseries In Development competition at MIPtv — and is currently being adapted into an hourlong cable series with Bell Crave, EP'ed by Graeme Manson (Snowpiercer, Orphan Black). She is also in development with Bell Crave on her 30 minute cable dark comedy Badger, with Cameron Pictures (Pretty Hard Cases, Mary Kills People). As a writer, Hannah has written on Workin’ Moms (Netflix), Find Me in Paris (Hulu) and in the writers room of Orphan Black. Next up, Hannah is adapting short film Succor into an episodic series. As an actor, Hannah’s credits include Airiam on Star Trek: Discovery and Tina Holbridge on Schitt's Creek.