Staff profiles

Janira Moncayo

Janira Moncayo (she/her), Operations Manager, is an emerging media artist and graphic designer, currently based in Mohkinstsis/ Calgary. By combining live video, found-footage and performance, she questions the misrepresentation of racial minorities in mainstream media and  challenges the predominance of stereotypical stories. Moncayo's films and installations have been exhibited locally and internationally. She is excited to be a part of the EMMEDIA team and share her passion for having a critical eye on the media we consume on a daily basis.


Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly (he/him), Technical Coordinator, a filmmaker creating analog and digital media: animation, installation, photography, 16mm film, and live visuals.


Christian Argyll

Christian Argyll (he/him), Bookkeeper, has been with EMMEDIA since 2015. With a background in not-for-profit and arts management in Calgary dating back 19 years, he has also worked professionally as a photographer, filmmaker, and videographer. Overall Christian is a "people person" who enjoys putting ideas into action, both at the office and in the community.