Vanja Mutabdzija Jaksic

Vanja is a producer/writer/project manager/editor who is passionate about influencing positive change and ensuring that all voices are equally elevated. She is a perpetual optimist “unfolding her own myth,” who breathes music, writes poetry, and loves dabbling in tech and innovative ways of story telling through VR and AR.

Latest from Vanja Mutabdzija Jaksic

'That's my life': How Courtney Gilmour approaches disability and comedy, and beyond

Gilmour, a Toronto comedian talks about her career and experiences in the industry as an amputee, and her two-part Comedy and Disability class that she teaches.

12 things to watch on CBC Gem for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Things to watch on CBC Gem for International Day of Persons with Disabilities that offer a different perspective on life.

'Bloody hell': A Murdoch Mysteries supercut

Watch Murdoch Mysteries' Inspector Brackenreid say 'bloody hell' over and over.

'A gold medal at not orgasming': Sketches of the week

Each week, we bring you some of the best moments from CBC Comedy's sketch comedy lineup. You can stream full episodes on CBC Gem. 

Heart-warmers, rom-coms and guilty pleasures on CBC Gem

12 romance stories you can watch on CBC Gem, for those cheesy, lovey-dovey days.

The jazz of Frankie Drake: composer Robert Carli on capturing the musical ethos of the '20s

Award winning composer, Robert Carli, talks about his influences, tricks of the trade and how he creates and modernizes the sound of the '20s on Frankie Drake Mysteries.

A lifelong love affair with Anne of Green Gables led to a thrilling venture

A profile of the ultimate Anne of Green Gables collectors and their collection.

8 historical films with real-life origins

A list of historical drama films you can binge watch this weekend on CBC Gem.

'Any yo mama jokes?': Sketches of the week

Each week, we bring you some of the best moments from CBC Comedy's sketch comedy lineup. You can stream full episodes on CBC Gem. 
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From small boys to TallBoyz: Why he thought he was going to hell

In our Minor Keys series, nothing is off limits as TallBoyz talk about their high school experiences and lessons learned.

5 reasons you should binge-watch Frankie Drake Mysteries

For those of you who love discovering new period murder mystery dramas, look no further! We’ve got a gem that deserves your attention.

'I'm gonna buy Canada': Sketches of the week

Each week, we bring you some of the best moments from CBC Comedy's sketch comedy lineup. You can stream full episodes on CBC Gem.

CBC shows have never tasted better

You’ll “fall” in love with these recipes: from Anne inspired scones to our spin on Schitt’s Creek’s enchiladas.

Historical drama shows with real-life origins on CBC Gem

Learn about history as you binge watch these 9 historical drama shows on CBC Gem.

Chameleons of CBC Gem shows: what do they look like in real life?

Scroll through our gallery to take a look at what some of the cast members of Heartland, Anne with an E, Baroness von Sketch Show, Coroner, Schitt's Creek, Kim's Convenience and Murdoch Mysteries look like in real life versus their characters.