Reem Morsi (IMDB) is a recipient of The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's inaugural Apprenticeship Program for Women Directors, through which she shadowed the director of The Handmaid's Tale on a block of episodes. She is also a past participant of Women in View's 2xMore 2017 Director's Lab, where she shadowed on and directed an episode of Sinking Ship Entertainment's series Dino Dana.
She is an alumna of Berlinale Talents (2012) and Script Lab (2018; Canadian Film Centre’s Directors’ Lab (2015), TIFF Talent Lab (2016) and Women in the Director’s Chair (2014/2015). She also won the Telefilm Canada New Voices Award at the Toronto Screenwriters Conference in 2017 and WIFT-T's BravoFACT Pitch Competition in 2016.
Reem’s film credits include Their Feast (2012 - Cannes Short Film Corner, TIFF, BBC, Cine Sud), Nostalgia (2015, which screened at the WIFT-T Showcase), among others. Several of her short film scripts were named finalists of the Robert Bosch Foundation Film Prize, an affiliate of the Berlin Film Festival. Other shorts include The Door (2016), which screened at Whistler Film Festival, Cascadia, WIFT-T Showcase, Mosaic MISAFF17 and many others; and won Best Drama at the 2017 Yorkton Film Festival.
In March 2016, Reem received a prestigious script-writing grant from the San Francisco Film Society for her feature film Bootleg.