With close to twenty years of industry experience in television series- running, producing, directing, writing and editing, Christopher Greaves, president of POSITIVE PRODUCTIONS INC. has worked on many award winning documentary, magazine, variety, and reality television series in both Canada and the United States, including CTV’s CANADIAN IDOL, DISCOVERY CHANNEL’s award winning FORBIDDEN PLACES, CBC’s HOSTED PRIME and SUPER STAR CHEF CHALLENGE for the FOOD CHANNEL.
Original productions include USA NETWORKS multi award winning THE ANTI GRAVITY ROOM on SYFY and YTV and the critically acclaimed INK: ALTER EGOS EXPOSED, IFC, SKY, SKY-ARTS UK, which has found dedicated and rabid comic book fans all over the world.
A passion for producing unique programming directed at the tween market has garnered Chris numerous industry awards for original series such as POV SPORTS, CBC; PLANET ECHO, APTN; WARP, GAMERZ , DANCE CITY, YTV and BEHIND THE SCREAMS a feature documentary on CHRISTINA AGUILERA.
Chris has worked with many independent production companies and directly for broadcasters with extended contracts at CORUS, CBC and CTV in Canada.
A long time musician, Chris continues to write and produce original recordings…when he’s not playing hockey…
Jessica has created, developed, written and produced factual entertainment, documentary, comedy, children’s live action and animated programs as well as shorts and commercials for Canada and the U.S. She brings over 15 years of experience in the television industry to Positive Productions.
Prior to joining Positive Productions, Jessica directed the hit series Disaster DIY with Bryan Baeumler for HGTV IN 2010, produced Love Incorporated that aired on Slice in 2009 and directed the Gemini nominated Family Renovation that aired on HGTV in 2009 for which she was nominated as Best Director in a Lifestyle/Practical Information Program or Series
In 2006 Jessica worked at Proper Television where she produced the hit series “Newlywed, Nearly Dead that aired on the Slice Network, as well as co-creating and producing the pilot “I Suck At My Job” for CBC.
From 2004 to 2005 she worked as a director for Canadian Idol” and as writer/director/producer for Antique Hunter which aired on Global/Prime. And as a director on From The Ground Up a ten part one hour documentary/lifestyle series for Global/Prime, and seasons three and four of the series “Take This House and Sell it”, for the“W” Network.
Jessica wrote and directed a one- hour documentary special, “Homestead Holdouts” for “HGTV/USA”.
Jessica also wrote, directed and produced several promotional campaigns for YTV, including the award winning “U Rule March Break 96” campaign, and “Sasquatch Watch”. She also created, and produced the children’s science series “The Lab” which aired as part of “The Breakfast Zone.”
Her writing credits include a number of animated children’s televisions series, such as the award winning “Angela Anaconda”, for FOX/USA, YTV AND CBC. as well as“Girl Stuff Boy Stuff” and “Martin Mystery for FOX/USA and YTV”
Tracy has over 15 years experience in the television industry, in all facets of children’s, reality, docu-soap and documentary productions.
A well-rounded Line Producer, Tracy’s managing credits include the Emmy award winning Zoboomafoo series for PBS, six seasons on the nationally broadcasted Canadian Geographic Kids, Diva on a Dime, Garden Architecture, Rags to Red Carpet, Bella and docu-soaps Crash Addicts and Tow Biz.
Branko is an ex-professional hockey player from Europe. Known for his exceptional skill set on the ice, Branko learned that when he came to Canada he would have to mix-it-up in the corners if he was going to get along with the “creative types” in the Canadian production scene.
Branko is first and foremost a picture editor with strong story telling skills. With more than 15 years of senior editing experience Branko has excelled in almost all genres and formats. From TV drama to high concept documentaries, short film and reality series Branko has worked with some of the biggest names in Canadian and International television including RHOMBUS MEDIA Five Days In September, Rebirth of an Orchestra; BLUEPRINT, Impossible Heists; CINEFLIX, Property Virgins; IDEAL-AUDIENCE, Arturo Toscanini- In His Own Words; KEN FINKLEMAN, CBC, The News Room to name just a few.
BRANKO brings a vision and solid understanding of the entire post production process to POSITIVE PRODUCTIONS.
Development and Research
Pam has almost twenty years of experience in the television industry, as a researcher, field producer, writer and director. She has worked on many award-winning documentary, magazine, children’s, and reality television series.
A few of Pam’s credits include Megaworld and On the Run for the Discovery Channel, the award-winning feature documentary Rage Against the Darkness, the W series Crimes of Passion, CBC’s documentary Brain Sex, the Emmy-winning children’s series Zoboomafoo for PBS, the documentary Healthy Ever After for Canwest Global and Confessions of a Germ for Discovery U.S.
Pam is a self-admitted news and TV junkie. Her dog, Poco, saves her by making her take him on hikes in the Rouge Valley, come rain or shine.