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Teri Snelgrove appointed Producer at the NFB’s BC & Yukon Studio.


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August 19, 2019 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada

Shirley Vercruysse, Executive Producer of the NFB’s BC & Yukon Studio, is proud to announce that Teri Snelgrove has been appointed Producer at the Vancouver-based production unit.

“Teri has been an integral member of the BC & Yukon Studio for many years. As producer, she brings extensive experience in documentary as well as a growing portfolio of animation expertise,” said Vercruysse.

Prior to being appointed Producer, Teri was Associate Producer at the studio for seven years and was instrumental in the development and production of documentary and animation projects, including the short docs Highway to Heaven: A Mosaic in One Mile by Sandra Ignagni, Now Is the Time by Christopher Auchter and Way of the Hunter by Robert Moberg. Her credits also include Marie Clements’ musical documentary The Road Forward and Baljit Sangra’s feature doc, Because We Are Girls, as well as the animated shorts The Zoo by Julia Kwan, Shop Class by Hart Snider and The Mountain of SGaana by Christopher Auchter.

“Teri brings skills, passion, stellar relationships and an unwavering commitment to the NFB’s role as a public producer to her new position. She’s a strong addition to the English Program’s producing team,” said Michelle van Beusekom, Executive Director of NFB English Program.

Originally from Newfoundland, Teri is a graduate of the film/video program at Emily Carr University and she has lived and worked in the cultural community in Vancouver for over 30 years.


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