All photos and content ©Penny Lee Colbourne 2017

PRODUCER | DIRECTOR 

Beauty World Search / Media Ranch

Amazon Prime

2016

All For One

Field Producer (Ep. 4-7)

8 X 60mins

Hosted, Multi-camera, Reality Series

Debbie Travis challenges a community to honour a local hero by renovating his/her home in just 5 days. Following characters and story as it unfolds. 

Active Toi!

Director (Ep. 27, 33, 38, 51)

13 X 30mins 

Youth, Live-Action, Educational Series

Challenging real kids to take on a social, political, environmental issue and inspire their community to make a change.

My Brand New Life / Je Vis Ta Vie

Director (Ep. 4, 12)

13 X 30mins

Youth, Live-action Documentary Series

Real kids challenged to learn about different cultures and experiences by switching places. 

Prize of Excellence, Alliance of Children & Televisiofor Episode 12.

Buy Me

Director | Researcher (Ep. 6080, 6086)

13 X 30mins

Observational Documentary Series

Behind-the-scenes dramas of buying and selling a home. 

Being Dorothy
Assistant Director | Researcher
1 X 60mins

Feature Documentary

Greenspace Productions

TV5

2008-09

Desert Falcons Media / David Eberts

Discovery Middle East

2011

Whalley Abbey Productions

HGTV

2007

Instinct Films / Ina Fichman

CTV, AMC Theatres

2007

La Fête Productions, NFB

Discovery Kids, TFO, YTV, NFB

2003

La Fête Productions / Ina Fichman

CBC

2003

Plus Loin Plus Sport

Director | Researcher (Ep. 6-8)

13 X 30mins

Factual Documentary Series

Quebec athletes driven to move to France to pursue their sport.

Extinctions

Director | Researcher(Ep. 6 "Ours Polaire)

6 X 60mins

Factual Documentary Series

The natural and man-made events that could lead to the polar bear's extinction. Interviewed top experts around the world. In Iceland, learned from locals the story of two polar bears swam ashore from Greenland. Flew by helicopter over the Beaufort Sea to film scientists at work darting bears for an ongoing population study.

Instinct Films / Ina Fichman

TFO

2009

Greenspace Productions

France 5, Oasis Earth

2009-10

Whalley Abbey Productions

CBC

2010

Dogs With Jobs (III, IV, V)
Director | Researcher
39 X 30mins

Factual Documentary Series

Cineflix Productions

National Geographic

2001-03

The Fashion Hero

Field Producer

8 X 60mins 

Hosted, Multi-camera, Studio & Live-action Reality Series

Aspiring models from around the world vie to become a top designer's brand ambassador. Celebrating diversity and natural beauty.

Desert Falcons 2

Field Producer

1 X 60mins 

Multi-camera, Factual Feature

Behind the scenes film on the Air Warfare Centre, an international fighter pilot training facility outside Abu Dhabi, UAE. Lead director of a training exercise in the desert with two aircraft dropping dummy bombs. 

Short & Male

Assistant Director | Researcher

1 X 60mins, 1 X 90mins

Feature Documentary

Feature length passion project questioning whether height really matters.From shoe lifts to leg lengthening surgery, across cultures and traditions. 

Canada C3

Producer

Legs 7 & 8 - Iqaluit to Pond Inlet, Nunavut  

Leading a Comms team of 8 (videographers, drone, editor, photographers, social media) for two weeks aboard an icebreaker, sailing through the Arctic, producing multi-platform content on a daily deadline.  

CJF Awards Gala 2017

Producer

Lifetime Achievement Award Video

Six min bilingual video honouring the 40-year career of Radio-Canada journalist, Jean Pelletier. Produced project from beginning to end, sifting through hours of stock footage and conducting in depth interviews in french and english with some of Quebec's top investigative journalists.