About Copper Quartz Media
Authentic. Northern. Storytelling.
Copper Quartz Media is a Northern-based film, television and digital media company that specializes in remote locations and untold stories. With experience in both documentary and narrative styles, Copper Quartz bridges the gap between fact and fantasy through a unique lens.
MEET THE TEAM
HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
Caroline Cox is a Northwest Territories based filmmaker who lives off-grid and specializes in projects that focus on the culture, environment and lifestyles of Canada’s far north. Raised on a farm in Southern Ontario, Cox moved to the Northwest Territories as a young woman working as a folk musician before embracing film as her preferred medium for story-telling. A self taught cinematographer and editor, Caroline brings a raw authentic lens to her storytelling in the remote part of Canada she has come to call home.
Caroline is the producer and director of the hit TV series Wild Kitchen and CBC series NorthernHer Caroline also works as an Associate Producer for the Discovery Channel. and She is a co-founder at Copper Quartz Media with her business partner, Inuk performing artist, Tiffany Ayalik. Food For The Rest of Us is Caroline and Tiffany’s first feature length documentary film. The film is a Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund recipient as well as a Doc Society Good Pitch and Redford Centre selected project.
Caroline also produced and was the director of photography on the film Okpik: Little Village in the Arctic, which received funding from the Rogers Doc Fund and is currently available to stream on CBC Gem.
Tiffany Ayalik is from Yellowknife, NT and is Inuk from the Kitikmeot region in Nunavut. It was in the North, listening to stories from her elders, that she discovered her love of storytelling, and the powerful change that hearing a story can bring about.
Tiffany graduated ‘With Distinction’ with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Alberta. She travels across Canada and has performed in Greenland, Iceland and in Europe sharing her blend of story, song, movement and improv. Tiffany hosts a lifestyle documentary called “Wild Kitchen” where she meets interesting people who are intricately connected to the land and the food they harvest. “Wild Kitchen” is enjoyed across the North and in 75 million homes across the US on the First Nations’ Experience Network. Tiffany also hosts “NorthernHer” a show that features intrepid women of the North. As a film actor, her work can be seen at many international film festivals and on PBS as several characters on Molly of Denali".
Her most recent film, "Okpik: Little Village in the Arctic" can be enjoyed on CBC gem in English and Inuvialuktun.
When she isn’t touring performing or composing, Tiffany enjoys teaching movement, song and storytelling. Tiffany is a Juno award winning musician and collaborates with her sister Inuksuk Mackay in their internationally touring band, PIQSIQ.