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Janelle Wookey

Co-Founder, Producer

Wookey Films

Janelle Wookey is a Red River Métis and the Co-founder and Producer at Wookey Films. Since launching the company in 2013, she and her producing partner / brother Jérémie have produced over 55 hours of broadcast and digital content in French, English and Indigenous languages for Radio-Canada, CBC, APTN, TV5, Unis, AMI Télé and BRAVO, picking up Prix Gémeaux and Rockie Award nominations along the way. As an active member of the franco-Métis community, Janelle has participated in several cultural events and panels. In 2017, she was selected alongside Alanis Obomsawin and Colm Feore to sit on the 9 person committee tasked with selecting candidates for the new board and CEO of CBC / Radio-Canada. As an on-air personality, she appeared in a variety of local projects for Radio-Canada, covered the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics for APTN and co-hosted its nationally-broadcast Indigenous Day Live celebrations in 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021.  

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At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
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