Mary Sexton has worked as a producer and production manager in the film industry for over fifteen years. Her company, Rink Rat Productions, was established in 1993. Since then, Mary has worked on numerous film and television productions and co-productions including; Behind the Red Door, Blue Rider, Codco with Salter Street Productions, and for the National Film Board of Canada; Rain Drizzle and Fog and Tommy: A Family Portrait (for which Mary earned her first Gemini Award).
Over the past decade, Sexton has produced the feature length romantic comedy, Violet, the CBC series Dooley Gardens and various documentaries including Ron Hynes: The Irish Tour for CTV, Return to Mayalan for Vision TV and To Think Like A Composer about the making of “Anne and Seamus: A Chamber Opera” for Bravo and CBC. She has completed several projects with writer/director Rosemary House including the documentaries; Hospital City, Bloomsday Cabaret and most recently Ahead of the Curve. Mary and Rosemary and currently developing a feature drama entitled Audience of Chairs.
Mary Sexton was the Regional Producer for the hit CTV program Canadian Idol for six seasons. Currently, Mary is developing several exciting new projects, including the documentary Kild by Several Accidents, and Don’t Ask, a new interactive magazine series.
Following the success of the pilot and first season of the comedy series Hatching, Matching & Dispatching, Mary is also currently developing a feature length Hatching, Matching & Dispatching holiday feature, A Christmas Furey, with Mary Walsh.
Mary Sexton is currently the President of the Film Producers Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PAN), a board member of Atlantic Studios Coop, and one of only two NL board members of the Canadian Film and Television Producers Association (CFTPA).