FINDING THE EXTRAORDINARY IN EVERY DAY STORIES.
BRANDY Y PRODUCTIONS Inc. is an independent documentary film, television and digital media company owned by Brandy Yanchyk, an award winning filmmaker and journalist based in Edmonton, Alberta. Ms. Yanchyk’s productions are across a range of social and factual genres. She has created news features, documentaries, websites and Apps for international television, radio and online for clients such as the BBC, CBC’s Documentary Channel, Rogers OMNI Television, PBS, TELUS Optik Local, YES TV, Shaw and Deutsche Welle Radio.
Brandy Yanchyk is also a regular reporter/producer for BBC World’s The Travel Show and has covered stories worldwide including Canada, Finland, Australia and New Zealand for a global audience of 76 million viewers since 2009.
In 2015 Brandy Yanchyk completed a new documentary she had been working on since 2012 called “Finding Edge Road“. The film follows the lives of asylum seekers from Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan who have found themselves in Eastern Finland. It will air on CBC’s Documentary Channel on Thursday, Sept 3 at 19:00 ET.
Click here to see a promo for “Finding Edge Road”.
Brandy Yanchyk has also made two new TV documentaries and a series about inclusive hiring for people with intellectual disabilities which aired on CBC in August 2015. If you live in Canada you can watch “Employment Matters” online here. The second film in the series “Employment Matters Too” can be seen online here.
The series “The Working Originals” will also air on TELUS Optik Local later this year.
Brandy has also finished a new travel documentary, App and website called “Becoming Albertan” for Rogers’ OMNI TV. It will air in 2015. It focuses on experiences new Canadians and immigrants can have when they come to Alberta. To see more work by Brandy Yanchyk go to her Vimeo page here.