Real People Real Stories Inc.

Producer (SPARK Participant)

Priyanka Desai

I am an Indo-Canadian content producer, with several years of experience in creating Film and TV content that impacts and entertains. My recent Canadian credits include variety of key production roles (Line Producer/Production Manager/Story Producer) for the Film and TV projects on APTN, Telus Originals, AMI, BC Achievement Foundation, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, etc.

2022 - BANFF Spark Accelerator Participant 2022 - Board Member/Secretary, Documentary Organization of Canada (BC/YT/NT Chapter) 2021 - National Screen Institute’s Business for Producers Program Alumni 2019 - Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) BC Production Mentorship Program

Founder and Owner of Real People Real Stories: a combination of an agency and service production company targeted at Documentary Film, TV and Podcast industry. Owned and operated by Priyanka Desai, the business specializes in working on stories that impact and entertain. Creating a safe and inclusive space for women of color and those with childcare responsibilities, the company is set to be a hub for best producing talent in the industry; from production coordinators, researchers to well establish production managers and line producers. Between long work hours and demanding work structures, Real People Real Stories Inc. strives to come up with creative ways to retain women in decision making roles, through different stages of their life and domestic responsibilities. Achieving work-life balance while maintaining high professional standards.

Currently developing Un-Scripted Documentary Food Series (6 x 30) Muslim Mingle - Script Comedy Series (10x30) Documentary Film Home Home - Immigrant Experience of Canadian Citizenship With Real People Real Stories I am bringing to you a company with end to end producing and business affairs solutions.

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