All for One with Debbie Travis (Field Director / Story Editor)

All for One with Debbie Travis is a documentary TV series that celebrates local heroes by getting communities involved in a group renovation. 7 x 1hr documentary series CBC. Produced by WAM

Author Adrienne Clarkson with Director Karen Cho

Extraordinary Canadians (Series Director)

Biographies of eminent Canadians, including Glenn Gould, Norman Bethune, René Lévesque, Big Bear, Nellie McClung and Tommy Douglas, as told by Canada’s greatest writers. Extraordinary Canadians captures the relationship between writer and subject that lies at …

Karen Cho

Story booth Media is home to filmmaker Karen Cho

Karen Cho is a Chinese-Canadian filmmaker  most known for her compelling and socially-engaged documentaries. Interested in using documentary as a tool for social change, Karen’s films explore untold histories and themes of immigration, activism and …


Things Left Unsaid (Family Secrets)

Currently in post-production, Things Left Unsaid (Family Secrets), is an experimental docu-fiction that explores the notion of family secrecy and what “truths” lay hidden beneath old family photos and home movies. The film pieces together iconic …

Status Quo Poster

Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how far has it brought us, and how relevant is it today? This feature documentary zeroes in on key concerns such as violence against women, …


Seeking Refuge

Five asylum seekers set out on the lengthy journey to be accepted as refugees in Canada. Plunging into the experiences, hopes and struggles of asylum seekers looking for protection, Seeking Refuge follows newly-arrived claimants awaiting their hearings and …


In the Shadow of Gold Mountain

Filmmaker Karen Cho travels from Montreal to Vancouver to uncover stories from the last survivors of the Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act, a set of laws imposed to single out the Chinese as unwanted …