Caitlin O’Leary

Caitlin O’Leary has been working in factual production for more than 20 years. Originally trained at the BBC in London, Caitlin spent many years in the BBC’s Science department, managing productions as diverse as SuperHuman (the landmark sequel science series to The Human Body), Tomorrow’s World (the weekly science magazine), and Science Mysteries (the 13 part series investigating everything from levitation to zombies), amongst many others. In her native Toronto, Caitlin has produced many and varied projects, including long-form documentaries, such as Sundance20, the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Sundance Institute, documentary series like the 3D graphics-heavy Outbreak, and Hitler’s Britain, which imagined a Britain immediately following a Nazi invasion. She has developed and produced many international co-productions, specializing in UK projects. Caitlin more recently spent several years managing the BBC’s North American production office in New York, returning to Toronto initially as the Director of Business Affairs for Discovery Channel Canada, then moving to the OMDC/Ontario Creates to work with producers’ financing and tax credit applications, before joining the team at BGM.