Maureen Bradley

Maureen Bradley studied Communications and Media Studies at Concordia University. She abandoned a brief career as a bassist in the Montreal underground music scene after she received a VideoFACT music video production grant. After relocating to Vancouver, Maureen immersed herself in the artist-run-centre scene and returned to school to pursue and MFA in Film Production from UBC. Prior to joining the Writing Department at the University of Victoria in 2004, she was an Assistant Professor of Film Production at the University of Regina. In 2002, she became the first female director to join the Saskatchewan District Council of the Directors Guild of Canada. Maureen is a past the President of the Board of Directors of CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers, Queer City Cinema, Video In and a previous Pacific Board Member of the Independent Media Arts Alliance of Canada.

A media artist, curator and educator, Maureen has created more than 50 short films and videos, four film installations and two web art projects. Her award winning productions have screened at galleries and festivals around the globe including the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Many of her productions have been broadcast in North America and abroad. Retrospectives of Maureen’s work have screened at festivals in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg and Ottawa. She has garnered Best Film awards from festivals in Chicago, Akron, Philadelphia and Santa Barbara. In 1992, Maureen reached her largest audience of more than 15 million viewers appearing as a writer/director on the CBC TV series 
Road Movies.

Artist Code: 096



2006, 01:30 minutes


2004, 04:00 minutes, colour, English

Birthday Suit Management

2001, 08:30 minutes, B&W, English

My Heart the Historian

2001, 02:15 minutes, colour, English


1999, 17:00 minutes, colour, English

What I Remember

1998, 06:00 minutes, colour, English


1997, 10:00 minutes, colour, English


1996, 01:00 minutes, English


1996, 30:00 minutes, English

The Weight of Women's Eyes

1995, 06:00 minutes, English

Reframing the Montreal Massacre: a media interrogation

1995, 26:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English

Losing It

1994, 03:40 minutes, colour/B&W, English

Not Like That: Diary of a Butch-a-Phobe

1994, 12:45 minutes, colour/B&W, English


1993, 06:55 minutes, B&W, English

Queer Across Canada

1993, 10:00 minutes, colour, English

She Thrills Me

1993, 14:30 minutes, colour/B&W, English, French

Safe Sex is Hot Sex

1992, 03:40 minutes, B&W, english

We're Here, We're Queer, We're Fabulous

1990, 28:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English

Critical Writing

"arrives asking, demanding something of us"
by Janice Hladki. Fierce: Women's Hot Blooded Film/Video, Mar. 2010. Hamilton: McMaster Museum of Art, 2010.
Spirit in the Blood
by Lisa Steele. Fierce: Women's Hot Blooded Film/Video, Mar. 10, 2010. Hamilton: McMaster Museum of Art, 2010.
Ardent Spaces, Formidable Environments
by Patricia R. Zimmerman. Fierce: Women's Hot Blooded Film/Video, Mar. 2010. Hamilton: McMaster Museum of Art, 2010.
Report: Reframing the Montreal Massacre: Strategies for Feminist...
by Maureen Bradley. Canadian Journal of Communication, 2006, v. 31.
La rentrée vidéo
by Marie-Michèle Cron. VOIR (Montréal edition), Aug. 28, 1997.
They're queer and without fear: Despite last year's fight with...
by Gemma Files. EYE WEEKLY, May 26, 1994, v. 3, no. 34.
The Fruit Machine
by Thomas Waugh. Cinematheque Film Programme Guide, Fall 1994. Toronto: Cinematheque Ontario, 1994.
Chez Nous: A Woman of Influence
by Cheryl Cornacchia. The Gazette, Feb. 22, 1993.
MA Student hits CBC bigtime with "Road Movies"
by Barbara Black. The Thursday Report, Sept. 17, 1993.
Road Movies up for Gemini
by Barbara Black. The Thursday Report, Feb. 4, 1993.
The Inside Out Festival of Toronto
by Randi Spires. Fuse, Summer 1993, v. 16, no. 5 & 6.
Lesbian road show: baby dykes make videos for the cbc
by Kathleen Pirrie Adams. Xtra!, June 27, 1992, no. 461.