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 SorrowsDrowning in DreamsOne Dead Indian, The Tale of Teeka, Danser Perreault, Trudeau: Maverick in the Making, Love Letters, Satie and Suzanne, Inner Voices, Brent Carver: Home through the Night. Recent series include Bates Motel, Bones, House.

He is developing his third feature, 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, the Banff Rockie and nominations for the Genie, Jutra and Grammy.