documentary Channel session with Jordana Ross | One-on-One Pitches and Meet & Greet Session

On February 7th, between 9.30am – 4pm, Jordana Ross will be taking one-on-one meetings (single participants or groups) with documentary filmmakers who are looking for commissions for feature length and TV- one hour content. Priority will be given to emerging documentary filmmakers who have not had the opportunity to work with documentary Channel before. Jordana will take pitches or is happy to just get to know filmmakers with whom she might have the opportunity to work in the future.

Please submit a one-page project synopsis with your bio, as well as an optional trailer or demo reel to by January 29th in order to participate.

documentary Channel evening session –  Vancouver – February 7, 2019

Between 7pm-9pm on February 7th, Jordana Ross, documentary Channel Production Executive, will discuss what documentary Channel is looking for in commissioned film pitches and take questions from the group. 

TICKETS: Click here to buy tickets

Jordana Ross – Production Executive, documentary Channel

Jordana has worked in television and documentaries for 25 years.  As Production Executive at documentary Channel she oversees the creative and production management of all commissioned production and development projects.  

Prior to joining CBC and documentary Channel in 2006, Jordana spent five years as a producer and director for Discovery Channel’s nightly science program Daily Planet. 

Jordana holds a B.Sc. from Western University and an M.B.A. in Arts & Media Administration from the Schulich School of Business. 

documentary Channel

documentary Channel is Canada’s only television service devoted entirely to the documentary genre, showcasing the best documentaries from Canada and around the world, with a special emphasis on feature length and one-hour films. 

documentary Channel looks for projects to commission and acquire that are high-impact, character driven films with strong narratives that are universal in their appeal. 

documentary Channel Original films usually have festival and theatrical runs prior to broadcast. They are regularly screened at IDFA, Sundance and Hot Docs. In 2018, 20 documentary Channel Originals were featured in 73 different festivals around the world winning top honours at many including Hot Docs and the Austin Film Festival. 


Pricing | One-on-One Session | Jan 7th 9.30am – 4pm

DOC Members: Free

Non-members: $15 (including meet and greet)

Students: $10 (including meet and greet)

LOCATION:Frankie’s Italian Kitchen

Pricing | Evening Meet and Greet Event | Jan 7th 7pm -9pm

DOC Members: Free

Non-members: $15

Students: $10

TICKETS: Click here to buy tickets

LOCATION:  InFocus Film School

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