FACTUALWEST 2021

THE HYBRID EDITION

A Skills & Project Development Conference for people who work in
Factual, Lifestyle & Documentary Television
Friday, November 5 & Saturday, November 6, 2021 in Vancouver, BC

In accordance with the Provincial Health Officer’s order effective September 13, 2021, all event participants (patrons, speakers and event staff) are now required to provide proof of vaccination to attend FactualWEST in-person.

Why ATTEND

FACTUALWEST is the only conference in North America focusing exclusively on skills & project development for creators, crew and producers working in factual, lifestyle and documentary television.

organized by the people, for the people

FactualWEST is organized by Field & Post Vancouver, a non-profit community organization of people who work in factual, lifestyle and documentary television. We’re all volunteers, doing our part to keep the industry thriving. Visit www.fieldandpost.ca to learn more, and become a member.

thank you to our great partners!

FactualWEST is made possible by the support of a number of generous partners and sponsors who help fund and program the event.

led by an industry-wide advisory board

FactualWEST is grateful for the effort put in by our volunteer advisory board, who represent a cross-section of the industry.

last year

The fifth FactualWEST conference was held virtually in November 2020 and brought together delegates online for an exceptional day of skills development and networking.

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

FactualWEST is presented by Field & Post Vancouver
with the generous support of a variety of funding partners and sponsors who recognize the value of this conference.

Co-Presenting

Creative BC I Bell Fund

Premium Sponsor

CMPA-BC I TELUS STORYHIVE I Great Pacific TV

Partner Sponsor

Canada Media Fund I Rogers Group of Funds I Entertainment One I Fireworks Media Group

Senior Sponsor

Chandler Fogden Aldous Entertainment Law I

Big Time Decent Productions

Contributing Sponsor

Omnifilm Entertainment I Tyson Media Productions

If you would like to become a sponsor, please email us at info@fieldandpost.ca

our team

FactualWEST thanks everyone who puts so much time, energy and passion into making this event possible.

Event Producer
Amber Orchard, Amber Orchard Events

Programming Manager
Kate Green

Fund Development Committee

Trish Neufeld, John Ritchie, Michael Francis

Field and Post Vancouver Board of Directors

John Ritchie – Director / Executive Producer (President)

Michael Francis – Producer (Vice President)

Dana Johl – Producer (Treasurer)

Jenypher Fisher – Editor / Story Editor (Secretary)

Trish Neufeld – Director / Producer  (Director of Sponsorship)

Kate Green – Producer / Director

Renée Lukacs – Producer

Alec Richardson – Director / Editor

David Schmidt – Writer / Story Editor / Producer

Amber Verville – Line Producer