Amy Simoes is a communications and multimedia professional with a background in print, film, radio, and televsion. With over ten years of expertise in the film industry, Simoes decided to further her skills, earning a diploma in Creative Communications at Red River College (RRC). Her additional skills now include social media marketing, public relations, advertising, and graphic design.
At RRC, Simoes worked as an Arts and Culture Intern Editor, Columnist, and Video Beat Reporter for The Projector. When she wasn’t working for the publication, she also Hosted on Red River Radio. Working serval positions each week on top of her regular workload, Simoes budgeted her time, meeting all of her deadlines. In spring 2013, Simoes was awarded a Women in Media Foundation Award from the National Screen Institute and a Best on Camera Performance of the Year Award at the Creative Communications Media Awards.
In 2014, Simoes continued challenging herself, producing two documentaries and several short films, earning two awards for her film “Eric -One busker’s vision of success’. Simoes is a passionate storyteller and believes it’s important to produce quality work. Through her work she enjoys expanding new perspectives of how different people live and what they live for.
Speaking on the Women’s panel at the U WPG Film Fest
Filming Luke Reimer’s country music video”Smokin”
On crew for Shaw TV’s show “Independent Chick”
Being interviewed with my Switcher during my shift as Director during the 1001 IAMS Donations TelethonRaised over $70,000 for the Winnipeg Humane Society for animals in need Awarded “Best Student Remote or Special in Canada” by the Broadcasting Educators Association of Canada, 2014
When I wasn’t Directing I was also hosting and interviewing on-camera guests, including celebrity guest Ace Burpee