About Ann

Ann is a multiple award-winning Producer, Director and New Media Producer for CBC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, History Channel, PBS, and Fine Living Network. Her credits include: Turning Points of History, History Channel’s longest running series to date; Sunday morning Live, (CBC); The Heat with Mark McEwen (Food Network); TheFour Seasons Mosaic (CBC), Gemini nominee for Best Performance Doc; and Chris Award-winning The Roswell Incident. Her films and series have been broadcast in territories across the globe and won numerous awards. 

Her latest cross-platform project The Defector film and interactive won 3 Canadian Screen Awards and was selected into 20 international film festivals including SXSW, Hotdocs, IDFA, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Thessaloniki Film Festival and was sold in multiple territories.

My Enemy, My Brother, the short film, was the 5-time winner of Best Short Documentary at international film festivals, including Traverse City Film Festival, Grand Prize Winner of the Best Shorts Humanitarian Awards, the Sepanta Award for Best Short Film, and was shortlisted for a 2016 Academy Award. The New York Times Op-Docs selected My Enemy, My Brother, the short film,  and it was recently nominated for a 2016 News & Documentary Emmy Award.

Ann Shin holds a Master of Arts Degree from University of Toronto in English Literature, as well as a Bachelor of Honours degree from University of Toronto in Anthropology and Literature.