Being Creative

Check out this new video put together by Bryan Webb for Selkirk College on the creative process and keep inspired as an artist and person. Amy Bohigian is one of the Kootenay based artists interviewed.   [vimeo id=”147534495″ align=”left”]

“Karri’s Story” – new short documentary

We had the official premiere of “Karri’s Story” on October 20th with Karri’s friends, classmates, and family in attendance. This eleven minute documentary tells the story of Karri, a young adult who has grown up with FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.) Holly Biggar (Producer), Robyn Sheppard (Director) and Carolyn McCartney (Karri’s […]

CBC profile and interview

This last week CBC called to do a radio interview and web story on Dreamers and Dissidents following the broadcast premiere on the Knowledge Network on Monday, August 3rd. Here’s the web story and link to the radio interview. Chris Walker seemed to want a little controversy in the radio […]

Film Camp 2015 – That’s a Wrap

This summer’s program was our biggest and boldest yet. So much fun, so many movies and so many filmmakers unleashed in the world. One and Two Week Programs for New and Advanced Filmmakers – SUMMER 2015 PRODUCTION CREW: 6-7 year olds July 6-10th, Monday to Friday 9AM-12PM JUNIOR DIRECTOR’S SEAT: […]

Dreamers and Dissidents – Interview with Filmmaker

The following interview was conducted by Brielle Morgan from Knowledge Network with Amy Bohigian about Dreamers and Dissidents. It can be found here on the Knowledge Network website The broadcast premiere of Dreamers and Dissidents is August 3rd at 8PM. For those of you without cable, visit to view […]

Bringing Work Home: The Forest Garden Video

I was asked by Kootenay Lake/School District 8 wanted to showcase the innovative approach that Teresa Olleck, a grade one teacher from South Nelson Elementary School, takes to teach her students about nature and community. It’s no coincidence that my kids are in her class – it was an absolute […]

The Fernie Fix

It was fun to be profiled in the Fernie Fix here. Thanks to Hannah Griffin who tracked me down and did this interview. While we didn’t actually cross paths in the wilds of Ontario, she became a staff member at YMCA Camp Pinecrest where I used to work before I […]

Workshops for Youth Offered at Touchstones/’Wide Shot/Close Up’

Touchstones Nelson is offering workshops for youth aged 13-18 in conjunction with the current exhibit ‘Wide Shot/Close Up’. See the Nelson Star article here. Small or large groups from various schools or organizations are welcome as workshops will be customized based on the function of the group. For instance, theatre […]

Mir Peace Cafe – Art for Social Change

Thursday March 5th, 2015 – 7PM at Kootenay Studio Arts, 606 Victoria St, Nelson. Admission by Donation. Join filmmaker and educator, Amy Bohigian, to explore how art has been used to engender social change and peace in a variety of settings at the next Mir Peace Cafe called “Art for […]