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Jenna Ross is a versatile media professional with over a decade of experience in television, film, and corporate advertising.

With a BFA in Film from NSCAD University, she has honed her skills through key roles at renowned organizations, including Discovery, Inc. and the National Film Board of Canada.

 

She has produced outstanding content for diverse fields such as healthcare, education, environment, and finance.

Her ability to craft compelling narratives across genres and platforms reflects a passion for delivering not just content but meaningful stories that resonate across borders.

She currently works as a freelance videographer, editor,

and producer in Toronto. 

Professional Experience

Freelance, Toronto, Canada, 2023-Present

Videographer I Editor I Producer

Drives dynamic video storytelling by shooting and editing content to match client briefs, crafting scripts and interview questions for authentic engagement, and managing schedules, budgets, and resources for timely, on-budget project completion.

 

Film With Integrity [FWI Media], Toronto, Canada, 2022

Editor I Creative Producer I Production Manager

Successfully managed creative and logistical aspects of commercial video productions, leading concept development, pre-production, on-set operations, and post-production activities while ensuring projects were delivered on time and within budget.

 

Discovery Inc., Dubai, UAE, 2017-2021

B2B Marketing Executive I Marketing Coordinator, 2019-2021

Led the development and execution of innovative marketing strategies, spearheading multi-channel campaigns, collaborating cross-functionally to produce high-quality marketing materials, and fostering strong stakeholder relationships to drive business goals and revenue growth.

 

Broadcast Scheduling Operations Coordinator, 2017-2018

Managed broadcast schedules for Discovery's channels, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements, collaborating with cross-functional teams to coordinate promotional campaigns, and fostering strong partnerships with pay TV business partners while contributing to successful channel launches and promotional content.

Additional projects: Editing and co-producing show promos, participation in several international innovation projects, leading Discovery Impact day for 3 consecutive years, created internal monthly newsletter for local office.

Dubai Lynx Creative Festival, Dubai, UAE, 2017

Volunteer Operations Coordinator

Effectively managed volunteer teams, directed operations, and conducted branding reviews to ensure a smooth and impactful event experience.

Village Electric I Village Media, Ontario, Canada, 2015-2016

Production Manager 

Effectively managed client projects from inception to completion, ensuring seamless communication and alignment with stakeholders throughout the production lifecycle, while overseeing production processes, including scheduling, budgeting, and on-set assistance, and supervising post-production activities to deliver high-quality video content on time and within budget.

Edge Enterprises, Ontario, Canada, 2015 

Development Coordinator

Assisted co-producer of feature film "The Void" during pre-production with administrative work and organized and participated in Ontario-based casting and audition filming.

 

Filmworks46, Ontario, Canada, 2014-2015

Consultant     

Developed a comprehensive business case for the Sault Ste. Marie film community through research and consultations with local schools, production companies, crew, and funding agencies to identify their needs.

The National Film Board of Canada, Halifax, Canada, 2012-2014

Assistant Production Manager, 2014

Collaborated with the producer to coordinate NFB Space School, conducting research and curating NASA footage for online content to help create the interactive and educational program.

Production Coordinator, 2012-2014

Managed multiple productions simultaneously, overseeing logistics such as contract and schedule creation, travel arrangements, and expense reporting, demonstrating strong organizational and multitasking skills.

Production Assistant, 2012

Supported the production of NFB Space School, contributing to various tasks including camera and lighting assistance, research for interview questions and infographics, and special effects planning, showcasing versatility and creativity in a multifaceted role.

Trainee Technical Coordinator, 2012

Assisted in asset organization, schedule creation, and equipment research, aiding in the smooth operation of film productions and gaining valuable experience in technical coordination within a structured environment.

Additional Projects:

 

2013

Hope for Wildlife (TV series) (Season 3, Episode 39), Camera B Operator, Arcadia Content / Knowledge Network

 

2012

Cubicle to the Cage (TV series) (Season 1, Episode 5), Camera B Operator, Hemmings House Pictures

The Seasons of Our Lives (Documentary), Editor, The Women’s Centre of Lunenberg

Roaming (Feature Film), 2nd Assistant Camera, Macqueen Productions Inc.

Nutrition Myths (Educational video), Videographer & Editor, Dieticians of Canada

Love and Amnesia (Short film), Assistant Editor, Ron McDougall/Independent

Jokester (Short film), Production Coordinator, Mark Corless/Independent

 

2011

Eastlink Commercials, 2nd Assistant Camera, Egg Productions

Catching Killers Season 1 (TV series), Camera Assistant, Forensics First Limited / Smithsonian Channel

Stephen King’s Bag of Bones (Feature film), Locations P.A. (Daily), Bag of Bones Productions

Facebook Follies (CBC TV special), Camera P.A., Tell Tale Productions / CBC

Health Services Event, Editor, The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Gravity and Grace (Feature film), First Assistant Director, Solomon Nagler/Independent

Canada’s Got Talent (TV series), Production Assistant, Syco Entertainment

Education

Certificate, Motion Graphics & Visual Effects 

George Brown College

Toronto, Canada, 2024​

 

Bachelor of Fine Art, Film Degree

NSCAD University

Halifax, Canada, 2011

IATSE 849

Script Supervisor Workshop

Halifax, Canada, 2012

 

AFCOOP

Assistant Directing Workshop

Halifax, Canada, 2011

Technical Skills 

Video: Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Descript.

Illustration & design: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Procreate, Canva.

Areas of Expertise

Video Editing, Producing, Directing, Storyboarding, Copy Writing, Creation of Pitch Decks, Marketing Strategies, On-set Expertise, Production Management, Project Scheduling, Stakeholder Management, Budget Management, Post-Production Supervision.

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