Rachelle Chartrand

Rachelle Chartrand has worked in the film industry for over fifteen years, first as the creative producer of numerous short films, including a co-production shot in South Korea, then as president of WIFT-Vancouver, and now as an award-winning screenwriter and producer.

In 2018, Rachelle launched her own production company, My Precious Pictures, Inc. based in Vancouver. MPP produces genre films that explore societal issues that in turn empower audiences to transform their lives and the world around them.

First up is the Telefilm-supported feature, CHAINED, a psychological crime thriller written/directed by Titus Heckel, which is in post-production. The film stars Aleks Paunovic (VAN HELSING, SNOWPIERCER), rising star Marlon Kazadi (CHILD’S PLAY, GHOSTBUSTERS 2020) and CSA award-winning actor Adrian Holmes (V-WARS, 19-2).

CHAINED was a semi-finalist in the 2018 Academy Nicholl’s Fellowship, as well as winner in the Telefilm sponsored JETS Program, an international coproduction competition held during Berlinale. The project received funding from the Harold Greenberg Fund. Rachelle also participated in the 2018 Producers Lab at the Whistler Film Festival.

Rachelle was a producer on DOWNLOADED, a VR narrative short directed by Ollie Rankin and starring Tiera Skovbye (NURSES, RIVERDALE), which had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, and was listed on Forbes' 2019 "Top 50 XR Experiences"

Rachelle is also a cofounder and CEO of Ignite Worldwide Media, a new socially-driven media tech company committed to positively changing the world.

Rachelle has a degree in Physics with a minor in Math from the University of Alberta.