Rebecca is a Toronto-based director, writer and producer specializing in history and social issue documentaries and narrative film.
Her feature-length documentaries include Cheating Hitler: Surviving the Holocaust which made world headlines and was nominated for a RealScreen award, a Rockie Award and six Canadian Screen Awards. Her second feature Pandora's Box: Lifting the lid on menstruation won a Special Jury Award at Whistler Film Festival from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and had its US premiere at Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2020.
Born and raised in London England, Rebecca's early career was spent working at the BBC in the documentary Arts and History units. Her broadcast credits include CBC’s Nature of Things, NBC’s Emmy Award nominated Who Do You Think You Are?, Smithsonian Channel's World's Most Scenic River Journeys, OUT TV's Surviving The Block, and History Channel's Museum Secrets and Real Vikings, for which she won a Canadian Screen Award for best direction in a documentary program.
Rebecca is currently in post-production on her first narrative feature titled The Boy In The Woods, based on the life story and best-selling memoir of Maxwell Smart, a survivor featured in her documentary Cheating Hitler. She is working with Lumanity Productions and Jo Bro Productions, with funding from Telefilm Canada.
Rebecca is a proud member of the global female film collective Film Fatales.