Film & New Media

The Canadian Screen Awards winning filmmaker, Ann Shin has produced and directed programs and series for TVOCBCDiscovery ChannelHGTVHistory ChannelW NetworkPBS, and Fine Living Network. Her films have screened and won awards at festivals including: Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs, IDFA, The San Francisco Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival, New York Festivals, Traverse City Film Festival and the Chris Awards. Her programs have sold in territories in the US, Europe and East Asia and Southeast Asia. Her credits include My Enemy, My Brother, which won the Traverse City Film Festival Award for Best Short Documentary, and was nominated for a 2016 Academy Award. She won 3 Canadian Screen Awards for Best Documentary Program and Best Director in a Documentary Program and the Diversity Award for The Defector: Escape from North Korea.


Her new media work, The Defector Interactive, has won an FITC Award for Best Motion Graphics, Digi Award for Best in Cross Platform Non-Fiction, and SXSW Award for Motion Graphics. More credits include Gemini nominee for Best Performance Doc, Four Seasons Mosaic (CBC), Chris Award-winning The Roswell Incident, Planet in Focus Film Festival winning Cow vs Clown and National Film Board Reel Diversity winner Western Eyes.

Executive Producer, Series Producer and Director at Fathom Film Group, Ann has produced a number of lifestyle shows including Rags to Red Carpet, The Ultimate Expert Challenge, The List. She has also produced and directed for a range of other lifestyle series for CBCCBC NewsworldFood Network, HGTV, SLICE! and W Network, including: Venture, Faceoff, Sunday Morning Live, I Do… Let’s Eat, Surgeons, SexTV, Modern Manners, The Right Fit, Heartbeats.