Yannis Lobaina is a Cuban Writer, Filmmaker, Storyteller based in Toronto. Lobaina loves to explore themes of immigration, diaspora and motherhood through different storytelling tools.
Lobaina is recipient RBC Arts Access Award 2019 and 2018 By Toronto Arts Foundation and Neighbourhood Arts Network. And a recipient of a Micro-Grant 2016 in Toronto, for her first short documentary as an emerging filmmaker. Where the Magic Happens. She has been working for more than a decade at the International School of Cinema, Radio, and TV (EICTV) as a Director-producer, Assistant Director, Script consultant and emerging photographer.