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 and Brent Carver: Home Through the Night. Series include Hell on Wheels, House, Colony, Bones and Bates Motel, on which he is currently serving as producer-director.

He is developing his third feature filmĀ Hey 45 with writer Morwyn Brebner and producer Anna Stratton.

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.