Rebecca is a Toronto-based narrative and documentary director and writer.
Her feature-length documentaries include Cheating Hitler: Surviving the Holocaust which made world headlines and was nominated for a RealScreen award, a Rockie Award and six Canadian Screen Awards. Her second feature Pandora's Box: Lifting the lid on menstruation won a Special Jury Award at Whistler Film Festival from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and had its US premiere at Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2020.
Born and raised in London England, Rebecca's early career was spent working at the BBC in the documentary Arts and History units. Her broadcast credits include CBC’s Nature of Things, NBC’s Emmy Award nominated Who Do You Think You Are?, Smithsonian Channel's World's Most Scenic River Journeys, OUT TV's Surviving The Block, and History Channel's Museum Secrets and Real Vikings, for which she won a Canadian Screen Award for best direction in a documentary program.
Rebecca's first narrative feature titled The Boy In The Woods played at Toronto International Film Festival in 2023 as an Industry Selects. It is based on the life story and best-selling memoir of Maxwell Smart, a survivor featured in her documentary Cheating Hitler. It is produced by Lumanity Productions and Jo Bro Productions, with funding from Telefilm Canada.
Rebecca is a proud member of the global female film collective Film Fatales.
Full credits here: IMDB