Finding the story in post

Nov 17, 2021

With large amounts of footage and ever-evolving plot points, tackling story in non-scripted production can be a daunting task. Drawing on their vast experience, a panel of Canada’s leading story editors will discuss finding story in the editing suite. To help producers prepare and tackle their next non-scripted project, panelists will share details of the roadblocks they’ve faced, problem-solving techniques they’ve developed, and what it takes to form compelling story in post-production.

Moderated by Jean Parsons (Vice-President, Unscripted Development, Lark Productions), the panel includes:

Dinae Robinson (Writer, Producer, Taken)

Margot Daley (Story Editor, The Great Canadian Baking ShowLove It or List It Vacation Homes)

Sarah Sharkey Pearce (Showrunner, Executive Producer, Yukon GoldThe Devil You KnowNever Say Goodbye)

Ruth Nanda (Story Editor, Backroad TruckersRust Valley RestorersSave My Reno)

Dylan Wertz (Story Producer, The Bachelor CanadaParamedics: Life on the Life)