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mira

Currently: producing CBC’s Love Me! Check it out!

Mira Burt-Wintonick is an award-winning radio producer and documentary filmmaker. For 10 years, she helped shape CBC’s WireTap, in collaboration with host Jonathan Goldstein, producing, writing, editing and mixing the weekly program.

Under her supervision as Senior Producer, WireTap won Best Original Radio Drama at the 2015 Prix Italia, for a collection of pieces that Mira wrote, co-wrote, edited and produced. She won the 2015 Gold Prize at the Radio Romania festival for her short radio drama, Call of Dating, written and produced with Cristal Duhaime. Also in 2015, a video she produced, How To Age Gracefully, garnered 20 million views in its first month. In 2006, she won the Best New Artist Award at the Third Coast International Audio Festival for her audio documentary, Muriel’s Message.

Her work has aired on This American Life, The Truth, Snap Judgment, The Heart, and CBC’s Outfront, among others. She specializes in seamless editing and rich sound design, and brings a unique storytelling sensibility to her work.

She is currently working on a feature documentary film about her late father, filmmaker Peter Wintonick, and his search for Utopia.