Lindalee Tracey was the original creator, as well as co-producer of A Scattering of Seeds. An award-winning author, filmmaker, journalist, producer and a partner in White Pine Pictures, she had an abiding passion for Canada and it's own stories. Her twenty year career spanned radio, television, print and drama, including script-writing for the NFB, documentaries for CBC radio and television, TVO, CTV, Vision, WTN and Channel 4, England. Her magazine features have won numerous national awards, and she is the author of three critically acclaimed books: On The Edge, Growing Up Naked, (Douglas & McIntyre) and A Scattering of Seeds, published by McArthur and Company.
Tracey's recent films include
her 3 part series, Toronto: City of Dreams, CTV; Passing the
Flame, WTN; Invisible Nation for TVO, and the feature film Bhopal: The Search for Justice.
Lindalee passed away in October of 2006. An award was created in her name to be presented each year at the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival in Toronto, to an emerging Canadian filmmaker who works in the spirit of Lindalee -with passion, humour, a strong sense of social justice and a personal point of view.
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