[bio]

mira

Mira Burt-Wintonick is an award-winning audio producer and filmmaker. She is senior editor and co-creator of CBC’s Love Me, a show about the messiness of human connection. 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 a 2015 Prix Italia. Also in 2015, a video she produced, How To Age Gracefully, garnered 20 million views in its first month.

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 in November 2019 and won the Colin Low Award for Canadian Feature at DOXA in 2020 and the Prix Pierre et Yolande Perrault at RVQC in 2021.

Her audio work has aired on This American Life, The Truth, Snap Judgment, The Heart, and BBC’s Short Cuts, among others. Her short doc, Muriel’s Message, won her the Best New Artist Award at the 2006 Third Coast International Audio Festival. She lives in Montreal.