Producer/ Director / Creative Director
Nina is the President / Co-owner of Beevision Productions and CEO / Co-owner of Hop To It Productions. Since 1993, Beevision has operated as a reliable, professional quality boutique company that serves the broadcast, commercial & corporate markets. Nina co founded Hop To It Productions in 2006 with partners Susan Nation and Paul Hart to produce proprietary multi platform content.
In 2016-17 Nina produced and directed a cross platform documentary for TVO called Little India: Village of Dreams. From 2011 to 2014 she co produced the multi-award winning website and documentary film The Ghosts In Our Machine, co produced and directed by Liz Marshall. From 2014 to 2016 she project managed and designed two documentary websites for Real to Reel Productions. ThalidomideStory.com is an extensive documentary website designed to augment John Zaritsky’s documentary No Limits. CelebratingEccentrics.com is a light hearted documentary website companion piece for Zaritsky’s documentary A Different Drummer.
In recent years, Nina has worked in the capacity of creative consultant and digital designer on Hop To It’s many projects. Previously she co produced and creative directed Hop To It’s cross platform kids’ dance series Pop It!; co produced, wrote and directed the documentary Suck It Up Princess and developed a variety of other digital properties with Susan Nation.
Nina is a very organized executive and creative thinker, skilled at managing timelines, information, technology, projects and people. She has a proven ability managing projects that require technical, creative, collaborative and business leadership. Committed to innovation and creativity and approaching every project with an inquisitive eye, she has worked in many capacities including: producer, project manager, director, creative director, designer and writer. She has successfully fundraised and received multiple broadcast license deals, grants and equity investments. As a producer and business operator, she has negotiated many kinds of contracts including service agreements, releases, broadcast & music license agreements, distribution agreements and loan agreements. Her business management skills include bookkeeping, cost reports, projections and administration which she has done for many Beevision and Hop To It projects. She has managed several loans and tax credits including the OFTTC, OIDMTC, federal tax credits & the OMDC IPF as well as 3 years of SR+ED.
Nina is an active participant in the Canadian documentary community and since 2014 has been Moderator for the much loved DOC (Documentary Association of Canada) list serve where the documentary community discuss and share ideas. She regularly attends Hot Docs and MIPCOM and has attended IDFA, Kidscreen Summit, Banff Television Festival, MIPTV, and Interactive Ontario’s various conferences (IN, Inplay, ICE, iLunch) GDC, SIGGRAPH, BDC, and other industry programs.
Nina has an Honours BA in English and Philosophy from Glendon College and studied Fine Arts at MSU University in India. She was born in Bombay, India and grew up in India, Canada and the USA.
“I love working with a team of talented, creative people executing original ideas. I have great respect for creative talent and pride myself on creating and maintaining strong and productive relationships. I am a confident leader with considerable expertise, but I am also a cooperative team player.”