INTERVIEW WITH SHOOT THE MESSENGER PRODUCERS SUDZ SUTHERLAND AND JENNIFER HOLNESS

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Koliah Bourne recently had the opportunity to chat with Sudz Sutherland and Jennifer Holness, producers of CBC’s latest drama series Shoot the Messenger. Canada’s top TV production duo talked about diversity in film and television, the recent U.S. election, advice for up and coming producers, and their latest and biggest project.Koliah Bourne: So thank you first off. I am just getting to know you. I love your stuff.Sudz Sutherland: Thank you so much. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Jennifer Holness: We appreciate you saying that. Thank you.Koliah: So you both are becoming one of the more well-known producers in Canada. Tell us a bit about your journey into the industry.Jennifer: You know we started out…we met in the university first of all. You know we are married.Koliah: Yes.Jennifer: And we met in university. And at first we were dating. We actually dated for about seven months. Sudz was in film and I was in politics, and after about seven months of dating, he proposed.You know I did not expect it. We were in a world where the world can be funny. We were in our early twenties. As young Black people you have a certain idea about how to run your world. You hope you graduate and then get married. So I was quite surprised. So we thought, we love each other and then the “yes” and we got connected. I actually got quite sick, I had a brain aneurysm.Koliah: Oh my goodness.Jennifer: Two days after he proposed actually.Koliah: Oh my goodness. Wow!Jennifer: Yeah absolutely. The part of the story that’s really lovely was that Sudz was there for me every single day. Login/Register With: Advertisement Twitterlast_img

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