In my previous positions as Manager of Video Services and Senior Video Producer for CNW Creative (Canada Newswire) I have written, produced and directed videos about bionic hands, beer, and yoga. And a lot of other topics and clients ranging from government agencies to non for profit foundations. 

I have worked across Canada, Europe, and the USA, creating content for clients who want to connect with their audiences through multimedia.

Clients include: Kids Help Phone, Shell and Volkswagen Canada, and  The Canadian Journalism Foundation along with hundreds of others.

Kids Help Phone awareness video. 

The Shell Smarter Driver Challenge.

Honorary Tribute presented posthumously to Peter Jennings by the Canadian Journalism Foundation.

Thank you to everyone who participated in CNW Creative's Wicked Wednesday Video Workshop.  

Lifetime Achievement Award Tribute for June Callwood, narrated by Knowlton Nash. (Canadian Journalism Foundation, 2004, 3:00 mins) 

Here is a piece I wrote, produced and directed for June Callwood in 2004. Still one of my favourites.

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Prior to CNW, broadcast credits include: five seasons as a food reporter on a bilingual current affairs series Culture Shock/Culture Choc (CBC Newsworld, RDI, TV5).

I have also worked in factual and entertainment TV as a producer, researcher, writer, location manager, and production secretary for SRC (Société Radio-Canada), ARTV, APTN, TVO, W Network, National Georgraphic Channel, YTV, Fox and the History Channel. 

In 2008, I traveled to Ukraine with the CCA (Canadian Co-operative Association) to assist with their fundraising video, profiling entrepreneurial success stories who benefitted from the credit union system.

I have produced book trailers for author Karen ConnellySuzanne Alyssa Andrew and Sarah Henstra.

(Watch the Moving Parts book trailer video here.) 

The Change Room, Penguin Random House Canada, April, 2017. 

Mad Miss Mimic, Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, May 2015.

Circle of Stones, Dundurn Press, April 2015. 


My YouTube channel is home to a demo reel and my short film, The Sweep (7 mins, 2007).

Lana Pesch Producer/Director demo reel

The Sweep (7 mins, 2007) An errand gone wrong finds an Italian couple in an unpredictable situation.