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 and documentaries 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. “Employment Matters” will air on CBC Television, in Alberta and British Columbia, on Saturday August 22 at 7 pm. The second film in the series “Employment Matters Too” will premiere on CBC Television, in Alberta and British Columbia, on Saturday August 29, 7 pm. The films can also be seen online at http://cbc.ca/bc, http://cbc.ca/edmonton and http://cbc.ca/calgary.
The series “The Working Originals” will also air on TELUS Optik Local later this year.
She is also filming her own travel documentary, creating an APP and website called “Becoming Albertan” for Rogers’ OMNI TV. See examples of Brandy’s work on her Vimeo page. Click here.