MICHELE MCMAHON

Michele McMahon is Development Manager Independent Production for B.C. and the Territories. In this new role, Michele is the point of contact for the local production community,acts as the creative executive on projects in development and production, and initiate community engagement and outreach initiatives. Michele is currently one of the Production Executives for Bell Media on 19-2 (BRAVO) and MOTIVE (CTV).

Prior to joining Bell Media, Michele McMahon spent 10 years with Omnifilm Entertainment, the last five as Director of Drama Development. There, she developed the drama PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD (Space) and ARCTIC AIR (CBC). She also developed and researched documentaries such as SHOCK WAVE (CBC), award-winning factual series like MAKE SOME NOISE (CBC) and STUNTDAWGS (Discovery). In her diverse 20-year career as a journalist, writer, and TV producer, McMahon has edited a weekly paper, freelanced for newspapers and magazines, and written and story edited several screenplays. She also acted as the Chair of the Amnesty International Film Festival (Vancouver). Michele earned degrees in Political Science (Carleton University), Journalism (Algonguin College) and Writing for Film and Television (Vancouver Film School). Late at night and on the weekends she continues to write magazine articles, screenplays and poetry and is slowly working towards her Masters’ Degree at Simon Fraser University.