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Beatrice Scharf-Pierzchala

Filmmaker, photographer and painter working in Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang/Montréal.



Bea has worked on videos for artists such as Patrick Watson, No Joy, Yes Mccan and Basia Bulat and has had collaborative film work featured in TIFF's Wavelengths programming and the Fantasia Film Festival. Drawn to intimate human experiences, she creates playful and inclusive work with a strong emphasis on themes of love, magic, and the surreal qualities of everyday life. 

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Photo by Fatine-Violette Sabiri



  • 2017 - BFA: Film Production. Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Montreal, QC


Grants & Awards 
  • 2016 - FASA Small Grants Fund

  • 2016 - Sean Wall Award


Exhibitions & Festivals

  • 2022 - Fantasia Film Festival
    The Diabetic screening & Q&A

  • 2021 - Closet Gallery
    Magic Lantern Slide Photography Exhibition 


  • 2019 - Lino Kino Foreign Exchange Festival
    Sun Stealer // True Believer (Video for Mal) screening


  • 2019 - Neighbourhood Film Festival
    Sun Stealer // True Believer (Video for Mal) screening


  • 2019 - Shoe Box Cinema 
    Rigor Mortis: I Killed Myself Over a Dude (Collaboration with Arizona O'neill) six part video installation


  • 2018 - The Letter Bet
    Me vs Others (Collaboration with Laurence Philomene
    & Arizona O'neill) video installation


  • 2017 - TIFF Wavelengths Programming
    Wholly Holy (Collaboration with Richard Kerr) screening as part of CRISIS, COLLISION, RESOLVE: The Films of Richard Kerr


  • 2017 - TIFF Bell Lightbox 
    Wholly Holy (Collaboration with Richard Kerr) loop video installation


  • 2017 - Art Matters Festival / Studio XX
    Kettle Study video installation as part of Wire Forest


  • 2017 - Eastern Bloc
    UNTITLED 3 (Collaboration with Jack Zeppetelli) video installation as part of Four Hundred


  • 2016 - VAV Gallery
    Parallelogram video installation as part of Deep Focus


  • 2013 - Galerie LOCK
    Jack Deals With Death (Collaboration with Jack Zeppetelli) screening as part of VL Instalment 1



  • Rat Chat Magazine - "Special Spot" Portrait Series
    (stocked at Centre Phi)

  • Also Cool Magazine - "Secret Garden" Photo Series



  • Magic Lantern - Mystery Roll Photo Series

  • Handy - Photo Book (available at La Grande Bibliothèque)


  • Somewhere Vol.1 - Photo Book

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Tel: (514) 430-5670

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