Michelle Bjornson is an active member of both the theatre and film communities in Vancouver. She first met Margaret Fulton while studying at the University of Toronto in the mid-1960's. Following completion of her B.A. in History in 1966, Bjornson graduated from UBC with an M.A. in Theatre (1971) and a Diploma in Film (1987). In addition to her earlier stage work with a number of Vancouver theatre groups, she has written, produced and directed several short dramas and documentaries. Bjornson has served on a number of boards and is a past president of Vancouver Women in Film and Video.