- The whole gathering ground of a river system
- A turning point
Watershed Productions Inc. creates essential documentary films and offers full video production services for mission driven organizations and individuals.
Watershed Productions. Our Stories are Worth Telling.
Amy Bohigian – Filmmaker/Media Artist
Amy owns and operates Watershed Productions Inc., a video production company based in Nelson, BC, where she has directed and produced several video based projects across sectors and platforms to create social impact. She founded the Summer Film Camp for Youth in 2007 and has instructed hundreds of youth in all aspects of filmmaking. She has been a guest lecturer and faculty member with the Digital Arts and New Media Program at Selkirk College in Nelson BC since 2012. She earned her Master’s Degree in Education from Harvard University (1999) and holds an Advanced Degree for Independent Digital Film Program from Selkirk College (2007.) Amy was named Nelson BC’s cultural ambassador (2014) in the category of film/video production.
As an independent filmmaker, Amy has directed and produced award-winning films that include Love It and Leave It (2008) funded by the National Film Board of Canada/NFB, Conceiving Family (2011), described by the CBC as, “an intimate and beautiful film,” and Dreamers and Dissidents (2015) commissioned by British Columbia’s public broadcaster, Knowledge Network. As a new media artist, Amy has been the artist-in-residence at Oxygen Art Centre and with major project grants from Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, she has exhibited works at, Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History and the Kootenay Gallery of Art.
Amy integrates her passion for filmmaking with her life-long dedication to creating transformational experiences. Amy’s professional careers spans over 25 years in a diverse range of settings that include a detention centre in Boston, a YMCA Camp and Outdoor Education Centre in the woods of Ontario and currently, as the Founder and Principal with Watershed Productions Inc. based in Nelson, BC. She is married to writer and poet, Jane Byers, with whom she is raising twins, Franny and Theo.
Ben Euerby – Composer
Inspired by life itself, Ben Euerby finds music everywhere and everyday in his life. Having studied Composition under the direction of Juno nominated composer Don Macdonald at Selkirk College Contemporary Music Program, Ben has been writing music for Film and Radio for 10 years now. His most notable work was in 2006 writing the score for the internationally recognized film Surreal. With his passion for composition only growing deeper Ben continues to pursue his life long dream of writing music for film with a successful response.
Bohdan Doval – Cinematographer
Raised in the Kootenays, Bohdan Doval has been behind the camera for over a decade, creating stunning images from mountain tops and the street of Nelson. He founded Bohdan Doval Digital Media a few years ago and continues to produce high quality footage for multiple clients. Bohdan has led the camera unit with Watershed Productions Inc. on several media projects over the past three years, including a tourism series, multiple awareness campaigns and documentary features.
Bryan Webb – Animation
Bryan is a freelance media professional, based in Nelson BC. He graduated from Selkirk College Digital Arts and New Media Program with top honours and now serves on faculty in the same program. He comes aboard to help Watershed Productions Inc. in a variety of capacities including visual effects/animator and as an instructor at Summer Film Camp.
Daryl Jolly – Post Production
Daryl Jolly is the Chair of the School of Arts at Selkirk College where he co-founded and has since instructed in the Digital Arts and New Media program for over 15 years. He collaborates with Watershed Productions on projects ranging from creating animations for video installations and editing documentary. Daryl grew up in Trail BC and now lives in the Kootenays with his family.
Rachel Schmidt – Collaborator
Rachel Schmidt is an award winning Canadian documentary filmmaker, photographer, and global activist. Her dispatches have taken her across the world where she has worked with international NGOs to advance human rights for women and girls. She has produced several documentary shorts and features for broadcast and produces media projects for the social sector and government. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Victoria and a diploma in Independent Digital Film from Langara College in Vancouver BC.