JEANNETTE LOAKMAN

Jeannette has over 12 years of experience in broadcasting and journalism – in front of the camera as well as behind it.

She recently produced Cat Ladies. The film  premiered at Hot Docs 2009, played at Silverdocs, San Francisco Doc Fest, Pixar University, Stratford Docfest, Wndsor International Film Festival and recently was on TVO, ABC 20/20 and WEtv. Cat Ladies doubled the ratings for TVO.  

Jeannette's currently producing Peep Me, and going into development on a new solo project - Chubby Chaser.

Jeannette wrote and produced Annie Ong: Lost and Found, the sequel to her award winning first film The Last Seven Days of Annie Ong. Jeannette also wrote and directed Slippery Blisses (NFB, Discovery Health U.S.) that was invited to the Montreal World Film Festival.

Jeannette has spent time on the other side of the commissioning table too as a Programming Associate at Vision TV where she steered a host of documentaries from development to broadcast. 

She’s worked as a Reporter at CITY-TV and host at WTN where she interviewed big stars and ordinary people, delved into murder scenes and food drives, explained union disputes using bits of stationery, made predictions for a technology show and profiled a photographer in Soweto.

Before television Jeannette had a successful career in the IT industry working as a consultant in Montreal, Brussels, London and Tokyo. 

 

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