Joan Prowse

Joan Prowse

Program Completed at the CFC

Interactive Project Lab

Title of CFC Production Involved In

Paul Kane Interactive

Completion Year


Current Information

Current Company

CineFocus Canada

Current Title

President and Co-Founder


Joan Prowse is a documentary-maker with two decades experience as a writer, producer, director and video editor. She co-founded the Toronto-based independent production company, CineFocus Canada, in 1991 to make thought-provoking, insightful television shows and documentaries. Since then she’s created more than 20 hours of prime-time arts, biography and social issue documentaries and 50+ commissioned videos for government, health, environment, and labour organizations and for non-profit groups. Throughout her career, Joan has produced programming for a slate of national and international broadcasters including CBC and Radio-Canada, CHUM (now CTV), Global, Discovery, Vision and APTN. Several documentaries she produced in both French and English. All have aired on educational channels across Canada.