Rebecca is a multi-hyphenate writer, director and producer. She is the founder of Ceres Productions, a leading independent production company that partners with the most innovative storytellers and creatives both near and far. Prior to that she was co-founder and President of She Said Films, which encouraged women behind and in front of the camera for over a decade.
Rebecca has written and directed several short films which have been featured at Telefilm’s Not Short on Talent Program at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as writing, producing and starring in two seasons of the award-winning digital series Running With Violet, which is currently available on the OUTtv network, Amazon Prime US and ERT Greece.
Ceres is currently developing several television projects in partnership with OUTtv, and AMI. She has received from funding from all levels, both nationally and internationally.
She is passionate about mentorship and lifting up other members of the artistic community coming up in the field. She is an active member of WIFT, the CMPA and the WGC. Rebecca has a Masters of Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.
Natalie is a writer and producer. A former teacher and system leader in the Toronto District School board for twenty years, she is an advocate for special education in and beyond the traditional classroom space. Her writing on the educational power of kids television programming has appeared in publications like Chatelaine and Today’s Parent. Her training in education has supported her understanding of how to build partnerships outside of the classroom and in creative fields. She is excited to be working with Rebecca as they build out the universe of Ceres Productions. If you are interested in partnering with Ceres, she would love to hear from you. She has a PhD in Education from York University.