Filmcoop Inc. is a Toronto based film collective & production company that focuses on fostering our passions and others.
We work collaboratively to provide a platform for both emerging and established voices, bringing compelling stories and unique perspectives to screen. Established in 2010 by co-founders Emily andrews & laura nordin; We are Producers, Filmmakers, Teachers, Students, Artists, & Creators.
Emily Andrews, Laura Nordin, and Jen Pogue are a collaborative and creative producing team who has brought audiences theatrical releases and the festival runs of such feature films as Cocksure Lads - The Movie and Burning, Burning. Soon to be released are Warren P. Sonoda’s action comedy thriller Things I Do For Money, Gord Rand’s absurd dinner party comedy Pond Life, and Astrid Van Wieren and Jon Michaelson’s heart wrenching social work drama The River You Step In. They have produced award-winning short films such as the multi-award-winning Jessica Jessica which is currently airing on CBC’s Reflections Program, Case of the Massey Bodice Ripping was awarded ‘Best Short’ at the Venice Short Film Festival, and Orchid received Toronto ACTRA Women’s Committee Toolkit Grant and is now available for streaming on NSI Canada.
This strong female-led company is a highly sought-after team having collaboratively produced nearly a dozen films of various production levels in 2018 alone. Filmcoop Inc. will stop at nothing to see the job through, to get our stories heard.
Filmcoop Inc. Team
Laura Nordin produces, directs, and acts.
Currently based in Toronto, she is originally from Vancouver, BC. Laura holds her BFA from UBC and her MFA from the joint program between Harvard’s American Repertory Theatre Institute and the Moscow Art Theatre School. In 2010, she co-founded Filmcoop with Emily Andrews as a means to collaborate with and encourage filmmakers to realize their creative vision. In 2016, the CFC approached Laura and Emily to produce the short dramatic film CLEO which went on to premiere at TIFF 2016.
Emily Andrews has been in the industry since she was a child, graduating from LAMDA, the prestigious UK theatre school in London, and has since worked for numerous companies including Cineflix Productions, Federgreen Entertainment, A71 and Spiral Media.
Jen Pogue is a Toronto-based Actor & Producer.
Jen also serves as an Associate Producer for Women on Screen and is a co-creator/host of their new podcast series Women on Screen Out Loud, and is the Industry Series Producer for The Canadian Film Fest (CFF) - a festival dedicated to celebrating Independent Canadian films and Filmmakers.
Jen holds a B.A. from York University and is a graduate from Humber College’s Acting Conservatory as well as Centennial College’s "Children's Media" Post-Graduate Program.