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Chelsea Turner - lead producer | River Road Films

Chelsea Turner - Lead Producer 

Chelsea Turner (she/her) is an Emmy-nominated director and producer based in Vancouver, B.C.

She was a director on the hit wildlife series "Island of the Sea Wolves" for Netflix, narrated by Will Arnett, and nominated for seven 2023 Daytime Emmy awards. Chelsea is currently producing and directing a miniseries about human-wildlife coexistence around the globe - “Shared Planet” - coming to CBC, ARTE and PBS television in 2025. 

Chelsea produced and directed the science and nature documentary "Cold" for CBC, which was one of the Top 3 most-streamed CBC documentaries of 2021.

Chelsea was the assistant producer of the IMAX feature film "Great Bear Rainforest", narrated by Ryan Reynolds and scored by Hans Zimmer. This critically acclaimed film won Best Youth Film at Jackson Wild 2019 and Best Cinematography at the Giant Screen Cinema Association Awards 2019. Other credits include the CBC series "The Wild Canadian Year", winning best Science / Nature Series at the Canadian Screen Awards, as well as “Jawsome”, "Spirit Bear Family" and "Wild Canada".

 “I feel incredibly privileged to do the work that I do. It’s brought me into connection with many wonderful people who are passionate about nature and has enabled me to spend time in some very magical wild places.”

“​I acknowledge that I live and work on sacred and unceded land which belongs to the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.” 

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