Erica Meus-Saunders is a Writer, Director and Producer in Nova Scotia. A graduate of the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in the Screen Arts Program (2017), Erica has directed and produced a few short films – “The Dreamers" an official selection of FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival (2019) & Halifax Black Film Festival (2020), “A Chef’s Moment”, an official selection of Devour! The Food Film Festival (2017) to name a few.
She has also worked as crew (camera trainee, gaffer, script supervisor) on other films in the Atlantic region and hopes to expand her work in both drama and documentary film, working in various capacities.
Erica, also a published author reveals that her first novel, "Shiloh: City of Dreams" was developed from a paragraph written in high school. And credits her early experience as an Editor-in-Chief of a woman’s magazine (Nu Woman Magazine) for igniting her interest in film.
In March 2022 Erica was selected as one of the nine Atlantic Producers to participate in NSI – Business for Producers Program with her project, “Not Worthy”.
Read more HERE.
In November 2020, Erica was the recipient of The Linda Joy Award! She received a film grant to produce a short documentary, "Music Resistance". See updated news on "Music Resistance" HERE.
In August 2019, Erica launched Story-Book Entertainment Inc., an online platform focused on creating new content and content creators, with emphasis on collaborations with women and collective voices.
It features a combination of short, filmed pieces + written articles – artists interviews, immigrant stories, performance pieces, with focus on events and festivals unique to Nova Scotia, but also tapping into national and international content. Our content is 80% Canadian and 20% international.