Ann Bernier

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Ann Bernier has over three decades of experience as a professional in the screen industry in Canada. She was Director of Operations and Development at imX Communications Inc. which produced such award-winning coproduction films as Margaret’s Museum starring Helena Bonham Carter, Love and Death on Long Island starring John Hurt and Jason Priestly, New Waterford Girl. While there, she produced The Wild Dogs by Thom Fitzgerald and the Canada/France co-production Folle Embellie. She is the producer on John Walker’s last three feature documentaries including his most recent Assholes: A Theory for documentary Channel and has just delivered two one-hour television documentaries to CBC, including The Mill which has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Documentary Film.

Ann also worked at Telefilm Canada as an executive where she oversaw film and television development projects and later the new media fund. Ann left the public sector and joined the Atlantic Film Festival to produce the international co-production conference Strategic Partners for two years with the UK and Ibero-America. For the past 5 years, she has been on the selection committee for Canada’s official selection of the Academy Awards Foreign language film.

Ann is a great supporter of emerging talent and spends time mentoring upcoming filmmakers and producers. She is also the recipient of the 2017 WIFT-AT Wave Award recognizing her significant body of work. She is developing a number of projects including documentaries, a feature film Monica’s News and Canada/Swiss feature. She also is a board member on the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA).

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