Katannya ("Kat") Yee is the Creative Pathways Program Lead, having joined Creative BC from ICG 669, the International Cinematographers Guild. There, for close to seven years, she designed, developed and ran the successful Camera Trainee Program and managed all aspects of membership for the 1000+-member organization. Representing ICG669 at career fairs and trade events, Kat collaborated with other unions, guilds and stakeholders, and delivered guest speaker sessions to post-secondary schools. Each year she dispatched over 90 active camera trainees across Western Canada to feature film and TV productions, and problem-solved through their internships, including finding the right opportunity and partnership.
Additionally, Kat ran and organized the union’s flagship “boot camp” course in Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg each year including ensuring all materials were current with industry standards and protocols. Prior experience includes five years at the BC Sports Hall of Fame as the graphic designer and guest services manager. She holds a degree from UBC in Psychology and Film Studies.
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