Silent Dinner, 2015. Photo Henry Chan.
Portugal / Canada
Anselmo DeSousa was born in Azores, Portugal and moved to Canada in 1974. He is a talented Deaf actor and filmmaker now living in Ontario. He is a member of ACTRA. Anselmo’s credits include TV series and commericials, films, magazines, and independent films. His work includes the TV series Sue Thomas: F.B.EYE and Firehouse Dog as an ASL Consultant. In 2010 he wrote, directed, and produced his own short film entitled, Am I Dreaming?
Anselmo is also a talented cook and baker. Anselmo achieved his PME Masters Certificate (Sugar Flowers, Rolled Fondant, and Royal Icing & Piping) from Golda’s Kitchen. His passion for baking has led him to make over 50 different kinds of case for family and friends. He became certified in order to teach others the fine art of cake decorating. He has his own cake business called Cakes by Anselmo.
Currently, he works for Deaf Literacy Initiative as Project Coordinator and H3world.tv as Special Guest Host of DeafWaves in International Sign Language.