Janine Steele is an experienced producer, production manager and arts administrator working at the confluence of linear filmmaking and digital media. Most recently as Director of Operations, Digital at the National Film Board of Canada, she managed the team behind their online platforms, NFB.ca and the NFB Films App.
Before that Janine was Operations Manager for their Vancouver based English Digital Studio, where she produced or project managed pioneering interactive documentaries like Far Away From Far Away, Seven Digital Deadly Sins, Bear 71 and Welcome to Pine Point. Her work has received dozens of awards including a Cannes Cyber Lion, FWA Site of the Year and several Webby Awards.
Janine is excited to be returning to Creative BC. Under the former BC Film shingle, she was responsible for the design and release of the first interactive media funds, as well as oversaw the industry renowned Slate Development Fund and Passport to Markets programs.