Andrea Conte is a writer and non-fiction filmmaker. His work has been broadcasted with the CBC, TV Ontario, CBC Radio, and the Public Radio Exchange. He holds an MA in International Affairs and Conflict Resolution from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. After an early career in the foreign policy sector, he recently made the transition to filmmaking and non-fiction media. Using character-driven stories of politics and justice, his work strives to shift public policy discourse and bridge relations between people that deserve to know each other’s stories and how they play a part in them. Andrea is an alumnus of the Doc Institute Breakthrough Program, the Hot Docs Festival’s Documentary Channel Accelerator Program, and the Next Up Leadership Program for Social Justice.