Masa is a visual artist and filmmaker based in Montréal, Québec.
Sydnie is an emerging artist born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. She’s a graduating student from Dawson College in Cinema Communications. She is working towards a major BFA in Film Animation offered by the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema with a minor in Classics ancient history and archaeology. Through traditional drawing and digital art, Sydnie’s work mainly consists of her experiences as a young black creative, addressing the recurring theme of black history and ancestry. Sydnie’s animated films specifically include themes that promote self-love, exemplifying a journey of self-righteousness and praise for black females. Sydnie is a member of I.M.P.A.C.T. (The Independent Media Producers Association of Creative Talent), which is a national, member-based non-profit organization. She is also a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, the Toronto Animated Image Society and the Society of Black Archaeologists.

Sydnie’s been fortunate to have participated in several group exhibits and collaborative projects, some exhibits she’s participated in include:

-Kwanzaa Film Festival 2022 - Rhumbouge Cowgirl (2022)
-Women’s Canvas Festival (2022)
-Manufacturing Entertainment’s Unbound A/V Art: Redefining the Undefined Online Exhibition -Rhumbouge Cowgirl (2022)
-Black Web Fest (The Black Web Festival) 6th edition - Rhumbouge Cowgirl (2022)
-The Black Panther International Short Film Festival (BPISFF) | Animated Shorts Nominee -Rhumbouge Cowgirl (2022)
-Calcutta International Cult Film Festival (CICFF) | Outstanding Achievement Winner - Rhumbouge Cowgirl (2022)
-The Black Swan International Film Festival (BSIFF) | Student Film Winner - Rhumbouge Cowgirl (2022)
-Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) 2021 | Canadian Student Competition - For White Folks Only (2020)
-Dawson College: Arts Literature and Communication (ALC) Festival 2017 - Unity in the Early Morning (2017)
-Dawson College: Arts Literature and Communication (ALC) Cinema Communication’s Media Night 2018 - Good Morning Mr. Moon (2017)
-Dawson College: Arts Literature and Communication (ALC) Cinema Communication’s Media Night 2017 - Unity in the Early Morning (2017)

Visual Art
-Participating artist in the Concordia University FASA’s “-And It's Just Because I Love You” Black Artist Vernissage (2022)
-Participating artist in the Concordia University Undergrad VAV Gallery’s Black History Month Exhibit (2022)
-Participating artist in the Concordia University Undergrad VAV Gallery’s As We Are Exhibit (2021)
-Contributing artist for Plateau Astro’s 2021 event/activities coloring book (2020)
-Collaborating artist for Head & Hands 50th anniversary merchandise and design (2020)
-Participating artist in ‘Reclaiming My Peace’ exhibit presented at the Warren G. Flowers Gallery, Hanging Sculpture Mobile titled Unity Through Emancipation (2019)
-Participating artist in ‘Container’ exhibit hosted by Flohmarkt Pop- Ups, Sculpture piece titled Mary Ciceron (2019)
-Participating artist in Dawson College ALC Festival (Arts Literature and Communication Festival), Group Interactive Media Piece of cloud storm (2018)
-Participating artist in Dawson College S.P.A.C.E. (Sciences Participating with Arts and Culture in Education),  Animation titled Unity In the Early Morning, GL.TCH Exhibit (2016)
-Participating commissioned artist for A.L.L. (Art Links Lives) PCHS Inter-generational art project, Several painted works (2012, 2014)
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