Tim Southam has directed dramas, comedies and documentaries exploring life on the land, life in politics and life in the arts. He has also worked as a director on several of the world's most-watched series.

His films include The Bay of Love and Sorrows, Drowning in Dreams, One Dead Indian, the miniseries Trudeau: Maverick in the Making and the stage-inspired films The Tale of Teeka, Perreault Dancer, Satie and Suzanne, Love Letters, Inner Voices and Brent Carver: Home Through the Night. Recent series include Bates Motel, Bones and House.

In addition to regular successes with audiences and critics, awards for his work include three best directing Geminis, two best program Geminis and nominations for the Genie, Jutra and Grammy.

He is developing the feature Hey 45 with writer Morwyn Brebner and producer Anna Stratton.