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mira

Mira Burt-Wintonick is an award-winning audio producer, story editor and documentary filmmaker. She is the senior editor, co-producer and co-creator of CBC’s Love Me. For 10 years, she helped shape CBC’s WireTap, in collaboration with host/creator 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 BBC’s Short Cuts, among others.

She recently directed Wintopia, a feature documentary film about her late father, filmmaker Peter Wintonick, and his search for Utopia. The film premiered at IDFA (International Documentary FilmFestival Amsterdam) in November 2019 and won the Colin Low Award for Canadian Feature at DOXA festival in Vancouver in June 2020.