Tanya Kelen

Tanya Kelen, CEO, Executive Producer, founded media distribution and production company, Kelencontent ( in 2008 to bring new forms of factual entertainment, kids & family entertainment, and science storytelling to life in new ways. Ms. Kelen has over 15 years of experience in global creative and business development, across multi-platform rollouts, co-ventures and co-productions. The company distributes and produces content in Canada, the USA and internationally. Notable productions that have been distributed by the company include: THE DEERSKINS, a prime-time animation series that aired in the # 1 slot on APTN, RANDOM ACTS comedy/prank series now in Season 7, MANTRACKER (65 x 30’) licensed to Discovery Science & A&E UK. HERO DOGS OF 9/11 (Discovery/ Animal Planet USA, UK, Latin America + Canada) and MINI MONSTERS OF AMAZONIA (Discovery Science USA, CBC Nature of Things + ARTE France). The company has a catalogue of over 1000 hours of content and produces several behind-the-scenes original productions for the Canada Media Fund’s Encore+ Channel on YouTube.