Judith Pyke

Judith Pyke is president of Curious Features. As a multi-award winning executive producer, showrunner, director, and writer of unscripted series and specials, her work has aired on networks all over the world. She loves collaborating with top creative professionals to make absorbing television and films.

Judith’s latest documentary, Living Colour, for CBC’s The Nature of Things, is a fascinating exploration of the science of colour and features world renowned scientists and people who see colour in remarkable ways.

She executive produced, directed and wrote Inseparable for CBC Docs POV in 2017. The film has won a 2018 Platinum Remi Award, two bronze medals at the 2019 New York Festivals, one for Best Directing and one for Best Biography; a 2019 Canadian Screen Award nomination (Best Biography) and nominations for a 2018 Golden Sheaf Award and 2 Leo Awards (Best short doc and Best Direction in a short doc).

In 2018, Judith was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Direction in a documentary. The film, which she also co-wrote, researched and story edited, was Cracking Cancer for CBC. A showrunner of award winning series and specials, Judith has tackled a huge range of stories, often directing and producing in diverse and challenging locations. She has interviewed and directed hundreds of people including renowned artists, scientists, international figures and village locals.

Judith has received several fellowships, incluidng a Harvard Medical School media fellowship (2018) and was the Harvey Southam Lecturer in journalism and non-fiction at the University of Victoria (2018).