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

Register now for just $175 EARly BIRD, $200 ReGULAR

Want $50 off your registration?

Registration for FactualWEST is only $175. That’s significantly lower than most other conferences. We deliberately keep our registration price low to keep the event as accessible as possible.

Want to save even more? Join Field and Post or CMPA-BC.

Field and Post members and CMPA members receive an additional $50 off!

Get your promo code, then click the Register Now box below!

Field and Post Members: To get your promo code, log in to your member page at Joinit.org.

CMPA Members: To get your promo code, contact the CMPA BC Producers Branch.

Join Field and Post for Just $25

If you are a creator, producer or crew member working in factual, lifestyle or documentary television, why not become a member of Field and Post?

Join now for just $25, and get $50 off your FactualWEST registration.

Plus, enjoy being part of a community of over 200 people who work in the same industry as you – and get your first drink free at our Field and Post PubChats!


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 annual FactualWEST conference was held in November 2021 and brought together virtually delegates for an exceptional two days of skills development and networking.


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.


Creative BC |Bell Media


CMPA-BC I TELUS STORYHIVE I Great Pacific Television


Canada Media Fund |Rogers Group of Funds I Entertainment One

Senior Sponsors

Knowledge Network | Chandler Fogden Aldous I Big Time Decent

Contributing Sponsors


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