Bobie Taffe is an emerging independent producer with interests in documentary and dramatic film production. A graduate of the Galiano Island Film and Television School (2002), and Centennial College’s Independent Television Producers Program (2006), Bobie has been actively working in the Canadian Film and Television Industry for a little less than a decade.
Following a successful producer’s internship with the National Film Board of Canada’s Pacific Centre, Bobie went on to work as a regional liaison for the National Film Board’s social justice e-zine Citizen Shift, and as a Production Manager for the 2004 Reel Diversity documentary In Between the Laughter.
Most recently, Bobie was selected as one of the 2008 Emerging 20 Filmmakers and participated in the ReelWorld IFL, a development program for emerging talent. Her short, The Crossover, had its world premiere screening at the 2009 ReelWorld Film Festival. Currently, she is actively developing several series concepts for broadcast including Combover, The Crossover and In Search of Ben Kerr.
Her production company Taffe Entertainment aims to produce documentaries, dramatic series and lifestyle programs that focus on exploring issues of race, sexuality, self-image, multiculturalism and social justice.