Producer, President at Newroad Media
Marlo Miazga has been collaborating with some of the leading voices in Canadian television for over 20 years. Before launching Newroad Media in 2011, Marlo worked as an editor, series producer and show creator.
A graduate of McGill University’s Film and Communications program and the prestigious Canadian Film Centre, Marlo launched her career as a film editor. Some of her notable credits include Peter Wintonicks’ multiple award winning NFB feature, Cinema Verité: Defining the Moment; CBC comedian Rick Mercer’s five-part series, Tuning In; Greig Dymonds’ comedy series for CBC, Jimmy MacDonald’s Canada; Paul Fox’s psychological feature thriller, The Dark Hours; Ann Marie Redmonds’ Gemini-nominated feature documentary, Sex, Drugs and Middle Age.
For the past 10 years, Marlo has been the Editor in Residence at the Canadian Film Centre, where she has mentored and advised on more than 30 films, many of which went on to garner huge success in both the domestic and international markets. She is one of Canada’s leading voices when it comes to the art of film editing and film production.
Marlo has also built a reputation for creating and producing television that draws on her deep roots in drama. Marlo created, series produced and executive produced the docudrama Curious and Unusual Deaths for Discovery Channel Canada, and A&E UK where it has been a ratings hit. Curious and Unusual Deaths seasons 1 and 2 now air in over 200 territories. In 2013 Marlo co-created, series produced and executive produced Close Encounters for Discovery Channel and Science U.S., a 27 episode series that brings to life the most mystifying UFO encounters from around the globe. Marlo has assembled a cast of Canada's top talent to produce the series, including a multi-award winning dramatic production and VFX team. Close Encounters sold to over 200 territories worldwide.