Bio

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, photography, 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.

Simoes currently works as a freelance videographer, photographer, and graphic designer for a variety of clients.

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Speaking on the Women’s panel at the U WPG Film Fest

Filming Luke Reimer’s country music video”Smokin”

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On crew for Shaw TV’s show “Independent Chick”

 

Being interviewed with my Switcher during my shift as Director during the 1001 IAMS Donations Telethon.

Raised 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

 

Attending the National Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas, 2014

Anchoring for RRC TV

Awarded “Best Student Newscast in Canada” by the Broadcasting Educators Association of Canada, 2014

Filming for the MB Colleges Athletic Volleyball Championships


Accepting the Award for Best Documentary of the Year with my co-producer Kim Leduc at the CCMA Awards

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Hosting on Switch @ Night, a division of Shaw TV

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In the summer of 2014 I also Produced, script wrote, filmed, set up the audio, and edited two Switch @ Night episodes.  My co-host Ryan Ash was a pro at memorizing script on location and was a great hosting partner!

(Episode 1 at the Raw Natural Born Artists Showcase)

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(Episode 2 at the Forks Bridge Party)

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(Behind the scenes adjusting the audio before filming)

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