Lina Roessler studied English and Creative Writing at Concordia University, and received a performance degree from the American Academy of Dramatic Art in New York. Acting credits include a recurring role on Lost Girl, as well as numerous guest stars on series such as Private Eyes, Murdoch Mysteries, Motive, Supernatural, and Killjoys. Her directorial debut, Little Whispers: The Vow (14), has screened at dozens of festivals, including TIFF Kids, and also won First Prize, Best Children’s Short at Rhode Island International Film Festival. Winter (15), the second film in the Little Whispers series, has screened at festivals all over the world, received its Canadian Premiere at 2016 TIFF Kids, and was selected to screen at Cannes as part of Telefilm Canada’s Not Short on Talent program. Lina has recently completed her Master’s degree in film at York University. Mustard Seed (16) the third short in her series, is her thesis film and was completed in Berlin last fall.