She Said Films is award-winning writing and filmmaking team Marie-Claire Marcotte and Rebecca Davey, creating original content in both French and English. Together they have secured financing from the Independent Production Fund, Ontario Creates, the Canadian Media Fund, the Bell Fund, as well as the Toronto Art Council, Ontario Art Council and Canada Council for the Arts. They also publish She Said Notes—a journal for the art interested and the feminist-minded, curated to connect the unexpected.
Marie-Claire Marcotte works in English and French as a content creator, playwright, screenwriter, director and actress. Her play Peau (Jeanne Sabourin Award/She Said Films Production) is published by Éditions L’Interligne and her newest play Flush will be released by the same publisher in February of 2020 with a co-production between Théâtre français de Toronto/She Said Films/La Troupe du Jour to follow. Her acting work has garnered Dora/Jessies/SATA nominations and she has participated in numerous writing residencies in Europe and Canada. Along with her work at She Said Films, she is currently developing a new piece with Switzerland’s Compagnie Digestif and a short story collection called Fragments.
Rebecca Davey is a writer, creator and director. Her first short film that she wrote and directed was selected to be part of Telefilm’s Not Short on Talent at the Cannes Film Festival. She has also co-written and directed several projects (web series, commercials, theatre) with her partner at She Said Films Marie-Claire Marcotte. Rebecca is currently completing her Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing through the University of British Columbia and writing her first Young Adult novel. Also upcoming is her first feature film Pippa and the Bees to be produced by She Said Films in 2020 and a production and co-direction of Marie-Claire’s play Flush.
Jeff McArthur is a multi-disciplinary artist and designer and the Creative Content Manager at She Said Films. Having attended the University of Toronto and OCAD University for Cognitive Science and Graphic Design, he is always looking for intersection between these fields. He specializes in print and editorial design, but also works with sound, video, and data visualization. In his creative practice he has created essay films, magazine series, sound walks, and participatory community projects, and has also collaborated on art projects at places like Art Gallery of Toronto, Artscape Youngplace, and Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.