Michael Bourquin

Soundman 14-39, Director of Photography 40-52, Edit team

Michael Bourquin is a Tahltan filmmaker and father who currently resides in Victoria, B.C. Michael grew up in the small first nations community of Iskut B.C, before moving to the city for post secondary education. At an early age Mike was out camping with his family and grandparents where he learned the fundamentals of storytelling around the campfire with his elders. Michael began his storytelling career with Urban Rez Productions as a camera assistant on Storytellers in Motion. He became an integral part of the editing team starting with subtitling and eventually moving onto more serious duties. He has become the main offline editor for SAMAQAN. In season three Mike shot his first full episode, Fish Lake Pt 1 & 2. In 2014 he was promoted to Director of Photography, following in the footsteps of the incomparable Rene Sioui Labelle.