D.W. Waterson

D.W. Waterson

Year

2017

Program

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program

Biography

D.W. Waterson is the award-winning director and creator of the popular web series, That’s My DJ. She won Best Director at the New York Television Festival in 2016, Best Canadian Web Series and Best Director at the Vancouver Web Fest in 2017, and Best Drama at T.O. WebFest 2017. A graduate of Ryerson University's School of Image Arts, Waterson has directed for bands such as Princess Century, Featurette, For Esmé and Superpoze, and founded Night is Y, to help unite the talents of filmmakers, actors and musicians to tell visually stunning, dynamic stories. A multifaceted talent signed to GERSH agency, she also moonlights as “hey! dw,” one of Toronto's most in-demand DJs known for her bouncy British beats and high-energy live drum solos.