Monthly Archives: March 2017

Dino Trails (2017) (5 x 10 min series) (TELUS Optik Local)

See the 5 Part series online here or on TELUS Optik Local’s VOD channel.
Dino Trails reveals the latest dinosaur discoveries in Canada that are making headlines around the world and explains why these locations are famous.

In April 2017 Employment Matters and Becoming Albertan to air on PBS’s KCTS9

In April 2017 Brandy Yanchyk’s documentaries Employment Matters, Employment Matters Too and Becoming Albertan to air on PBS’s KCTS9.

Employment Matters Air Dates:
4/1 at 2:30am
4/2 at 1:00pm


Employment Matters Too Air Dates:
4/2 at 4:30am
4/2 at 1:30pm


Becoming Albertan Air Dates:
4/5 at 7:30pm
4/15 at 10:30pm

#DinoTrails is out – check out episode one – The Dinosaur Expert

Brandy Yanchyk’s new travel documentary series #DinoTrails is out. Check out episode one – The Dinosaur Expert.

In this episode meet world-famous paleontologist Philip J. Currie and learn how he is inspiring the next generation of fossil hunters in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

You can see the entire series online here or on TELUS Optik Local’s VOD channel or on the #DinoTrails Facebook page.

#DinoTrails is a new five part series by filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk. The show reveals the latest dinosaur discoveries in Canada that are making headlines around the world and explains why these locations are famous.

Brandy Yanchyk tries ice-canoeing in Quebec City and her dark-sky feature is on the BBC Travel Show

Brandy Yanchyk tries ice-canoeing in Quebec City and her dark-sky feature airs on the BBC Travel Show in March 2017.

Here is a link to her work:
Brandy’s ice-canoeing feature from Quebec City is now available to see here.

Also here is a piece she did on dark sky preserves in Alberta that was also on the BBC’s Travel Show.

Brandy Yanchyk goes ice-canoeing in Quebec City

“Next we’re traveling over two thousand miles to the east of Canada to try out a sport that has its origins in the country’s past. We sent Brandy Yanchyk to give it a go.” – BBC Travel Show.

Alberta’s night sky spectacular

“Alberta boasts two of the world’s largest dark sky preserves. The Wood Buffalo and Jasper national parks offer photographers the chance to take some spectacular pictures of the northern lights and the night sky. Astrophotographers Yuichi Takasaka and Ryan Bray talk about their work and share some of the images from their lenses. Directed and produced by Brandy Yanchyk.”