Wendell G. CollierWendell G. Collier is a media industry veteran with with over 15 years experience in the television & digital media landscape.
Wendell G. Collier is an award-nominated producer and director with over 15 years experience in broadcast television and digital media landscape.
In television, Wendell has been a key creative and/or series director on primetime documentary shows for Discovery Canada, History Channel, CBC, Food Network, and HGTV among others. His work has taken him to most parts of the world including Ethiopia, South Africa, the DMZ of South Korea & the arctic circle.
As a person from Indigenous descent and a member of Miawpukek First Nation, Wendell G. Collier is passionate about storytelling and highlighting issues affecting Indigenous people and communities across Canada. He has produced and directed numerous documentaries that are Indigenous-centric in nature.
His latest short doc series, Mi’kma’ki, focusses on various Indigenous experiences inside the province of Newfoundland Labrador. Originally from the South Coast of Newfoundland, he took it as an opportunity to re-connect and highlight stories and traditions that resonate with the Indigenous communities inside the island province.
In his work, Wendell strives to create pieces that focus on current issues, cultural connections, and have a positive impact on the representation of Indigenous people in media. Wendell believes storytelling can be a powerful way for audiences to heal, learn and explore.
Currently, Wendell has a number of projects in development and production and continues to work as a mentor with emerging individuals and talent in an effort to build capacity inside the sector.
A media industry veteran, Wendell brings his unique storytelling and innovative creative approach to the production design of each piece.