Co-founder of Oya Media Group, Alison Duke aka “Golde” is known for telling dynamic stories that illuminate history, document the present, and push the culture forward. In 2019, Duke produced and co-wrote ‘Mr. Jane and Finch’, a CBC POV Documentary which won two 2020 Canadian Screen Awards: the Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary and Best Writing for a Documentary. In 2020, her debut short film, ‘Promise Me’ (20)won two Golden Sheafs at the Yorkton Film Festival: Best Direction Fiction and Best Scripted. Her projects have aired on Netflix, Superchannel, Rogers SVOD, CBC, Sundance Channel, LifeNetwork, BET and TVO to name a few. In 2020, her debut short film, ‘Promise Me’ (20) won the Standout Writing Award at the Reelworld Film Festival..Alison is in Year 3 of the OYA Emerging Filmmakers program, an initiative she kick-started that supports Black youth.