Shawna Church

Quaranfilm Festival Judge

Shawna comes from a family of industry professionals that have made their careers serving the TV and Film Industry.  Shawna first started in industry when she was seven years old filming an educational video for Calgary’s Heritage Park.  Since that time, Shawna has been contributing to the industry in various capacities from driving to catering to on set Mom for any of her five children, including her son Jake who had been on the hit TV show Heartland since he was 12 years old.

Now with all the kids grown up, Shawna is looking forward to helping others in this wonderful industry and is excited about Calgary’s new film studio and seeing the great caliber of work that Calgary and area has to offer projects both on the big and small screen! Learn more about Shawna by visiting