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VIFF Creator Talk | Simon Barry, Creator/Showrunner/Exec. Producer of Warrior Nuns
July 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm PDT$10
VIFF Virtual Creator Talk: Simon Barry
Creator, Showrunner, & Executive Producer, Warrior Nun on Netflix
Tuesday, July 7, 5pm-6:15pm (PDT)
Livestreamed via Crowdcast
Simon is a Vancouver based Creator/Showrunner/Writer/Director and Executive Producer whose latest series, Warrior Nun launches July 2nd worldwide on Netflix. Simon also Created and Executive Produced the Saturn Award winning Continuum, as well as Ghost Wars and Bad Blood, and served as Co-Showrunner / Executive Producer on season 1 of Van Helsing. His Feature Film writing credits include The Art of War and The Falling. Simon is a graduate of The University of British Columbia Film/TV program and is a founding partner of Reality Distortion Field Inc. a genre focused Film and TV Production Company.
Host: Tim Goodman, Writer
In Partnership With: Pacific Screenwriting Program
5:00 pm PDT Simon Barry & Tim Goodman in Conversation
6:00 pm PDT – 6:15 pm PDT Q&A with Audience
Warrior Nun Blurb:
Based on the cult-classic comic series, Netflix’s controversial Warrior Nun follows a young girl with inexplicable powers who is recruited by an ancient society of nuns and priests dedicated to defending the world from hell demons. Featuring bad-ass martial arts-trained nuns, portals to mysterious realms, episode titles that are all Bible verses, tongue-in-cheek humor, teenage romance…so much to unpack in this epic manga-style show with our guest presenter, Simon Barry.