Born and raised in London England, Rebecca's early career was spent working at the BBC in the documentary Arts and History units. She moved to Toronto in 2010.
In North America her documentary writing/directing broadcast credits include CBC’s Nature of Things and History Channel's Real Vikings,Museum Secrets, Perfect Storms, Battle Castle and Mummies Alive. Rebecca spent three seasons in Los Angeles working on NBC’s celebrity family history show Who Do You Think You Are?
Rebecca has written and directed two feature-length documentaries. Cheating Hitler: Surviving the Holocaust made world headlines, airing on History on Remembrance Day 2019. And 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 January 2020.
Rebecca created, produced and directed the online documentary series The Better is Possible Project. Intimate and inspiring mini-documentaries about six very different people facing their own personal struggles and how they are using their experiences to fuel change. A number of the shorts played festivals worldwide.
Rebecca is a proud member of the global female film collective Film Fatales.