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. She spent three seasons in Los Angeles working on NBC’s Emmy Award nominated celebrity genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? Rebecca created, produced and directed the online documentary series The Better is Possible Project, with a number of the short films playing festivals worldwide.
Rebecca's feature-length documentaries include Cheating Hitler: Surviving the Holocaust which made world headlines, airing on History Channel on Remembrance Day 2019 (nominated for a RealScreen award, a Rockie Award and six Canadian Screen Awards), and Pandora's Box: Lifting the lid on menstruation which 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 is currently in development on her first narrative feature, having written a script based on the life story of Maxwell Smart, a survivor featured in her Holocaust documentary. She is working with feature film producer Lumanity Productions, with funding from The Harold Greenberg Fund, Ontario Creates and The Claims Conference.
Rebecca is a proud member of the global female film collective Film Fatales.