'Just don't quit when you're at the bottom'

Lights, camera, action.

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Lights, camera, action.

It’s all part of the annual Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival.

The festival has one main goal in mind, to showcase the best emerging filmmakers.

APTN National News reporter Ntawnis Piapot met up with one filmmaker who used his personal experience to tell his story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.