Ann Shin’s latest documentary, A.rtificial I.mmortality, which was selected to be the Opening Night film at Hot Docs 2021, is out now on VOD through Syndicado. Raised on a farm in British Columbia, Ann lives with her partner and two daughters in Toronto, where she writes fiction and produces films and TV series. Her documentary My Enemy, My Brother was shortlisted for a 2016 Academy Award and nominated for an Emmy. Her previous documentary, The Defector: Escape from North Korea, won seven awards, including Best Documentary and Best Documentary Director at the 2014 Canadian Screen Academy Awards, a SXSW Interactive Award, and a Canadian Digi Award. Her book The Family China (Brick Books, 2013) won the Anne Green Award and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Poetry Prize.