Barb Taylor creates animated films and digital stories. Barb is currently working on her first animated feature, Queen Maeve. based on a legendary queer Irish leader. She’s just wrapped an animated short, created in collaboration with author Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, The Butch and the Baby Daddy about a trans butch lesbian seeking to have a baby. Previous to that she created a hand painted animated short Bobbi and Sheelagh about a lesbian who meets a mythological creature. This film screened at Tricky Women Animation in Vienna and Fairytales in Calgary among others. Barb’s film Tomboy exploring gender expression was the recipient of the CBC Canadian Reflection Award and Inside Out Up and Coming Artist Award among others. A digital storyteller, she received the Corus Innovation Award for a tween online radio station and is a Webby Honoree for the CBC Massey Lectures’ website Blood the Stuff of Life.