Luvia Petersen is a multi-nominated actor and director best known for her work as the scrappy, stern-gazed soldier Garza on SyFy’s Continuum. Her Directing credits include the Leo Nominated short film Dog Bite and the Harold Greenberg Fund-supported short film H.appiness, which has secured distribution in Canada on CraveTV and internationally on the streaming service DUST. Her latest short film iDorothy was made entirely in eight days as part of the prestigious Vancouver filmmaking event, Crazy8s. Most recently, Luvia was accepted into Women In The Directors Chair Career Advancement Module 2021 Fall Edition. She is currently developing a slate of projects alongside her team at Download Joy Productions, a women-led production company she started with writer Huelah Lander and producer Amanda Konkin.