Eileen Francis was born June 16, 1991 in the Tla’Amin territory in Powell River, BC where she grew up. Her traditional name is Ťagam meaning sun/moon. In 2013 she moved to Vancouver to attend Capilano University’s Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking (IIDF) Diploma program. After completion in 2015, she has continued to work on other projects such as music videos, short films, and APTN’s Nations at War. She is passionate about cinema, fishing, tradtional practices, and RuPaul’s Drag Race. She continues to live in Vancouver to upgrade her skills in writing, directing, producing, and is working towards her first feature.