Mercedes Grundy

Mercedes Grundy is a producer for CBC's Unscripted division. She has played an integral role in the creation of series like Exhibitionists, The Filmmakers and Canada's a Drag as well as special projects like Superqueeroes and The 2010s: The Decade Canadian Artists Stopped Saying Sorry. Collectively, these projects have won Grundy 5 Canadian Screen Awards. She has an educational background in photography, and produces film and theatre when not busy here at the CBC.

Latest from Mercedes Grundy


Singer-songwriter Desirée Dawson found the peace that she needed by moving into an RV

"Once I'm resting, all of the songs and the melodies, the lyrics — it all just kind of starts to come up.”

Morgan Asoyuf places her ornate crowns and jewelry on Indigenous activists to honour and protect them

"Why are we not placing our most highly prized items on these people?"

Class of 2021: Explore exceptional student photography from a pandemic year

Meet 13 emerging artists who turned a challenging time into a creative opportunity.

Ablazing! Here's how to make art using wood and fire

Aicha Lasfar is here to "torch" us a lesson in the art of pyrography.

How an accountant found healing by making painstakingly precise geometric drawings

When a Halifax filmmaker discovered his accountant Bert Haché made astonishing art, he knew he had to share the story.

Gurdeep Pandher is showing us it's never too cold for Bhangra dancing on a frozen lake

In -25 degree Yukon weather, he's giving us some spirit to help us through winter's final stretch.

The artist behind Vancouver's ubiquitous smiley face opens up about his 'cathartic' process

Meet Nicenothings, the anonymous artist who's covering the streets of Vancouver with a symbol of positivity.

Bhangra dancing to Celtic music in the Yukon wilderness is the mash-up we didn't know we needed

For viral sensation Gurdeep Pandher, who loves to blend unexpected genres, the two art forms are a great fit.

Street artist FONKi takes us on a journey through Phnom Penh to share Cambodia's artistic renaissance

"Graffiti is the mirror of the society." FONKi is capturing Cambodia's deep history and culture in his art.

'We just won't let it die.' Four performers keep theatre alive ... out of the back of a truck

Theatre SKAM's "Pop-Up Theatre Home Delivery" brought their performances to the Greater Victoria Region.