ALINA VITA

BEHIND THE MASK

Alina Vita Kulesh is an award-winning filmmaker & seasoned creative director. An innate storyteller, Alina’s cinematic eye is informed by compassion and empathy for the human journey-- learned while growing up as an immigrant child in Scarborough. She has won numerous awards for her short films that played at festivals across North America; her screenplays have been invited to participate in web series and feature film writing labs. Having directed children, novice actors, real people, celebrities, intimacy scenes, comedy, and automotive spots, Alina is an adaptable visual storyteller. With her creative director background, Alina moves from highly stylized sets to found documentary environments with ease, while finding beauty that is unique to each story. While the writer in her always honours the narrative.

In 2020, Alina was featured as part of DDB’s global #SheTakesOver campaign as a female filmmaker to-watch.