River Road FilmS
natural history documentaries
Chelsea Turner - Producer
Chelsea is a documentary film producer and director based in Vancouver, British Columbia. She went on her first wildlife film shoot age six-months old. Accompanying her filmmaking parents into the field, she grew up in some of the wildest places in North America.
She most recently directed the series “Island of the Sea Wolves” for Netflix, narrated by Will Arnett, and is currently producing/directing an international miniseries about human-wildlife coexistence as well as producing a documentary about great white sharks.
Chelsea produced/directed the science and nature documentary “Cold” for the CBC miniseries “Wild Canadian Weather”, which was in the top 3 most-watched CBC documentaries of 2021.
Chelsea was the assistant producer on the IMAX film “Great Bear Rainforest, narrated by Ryan Reynolds and featuring a score 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 Television series "The Wild Canadian Year" (Best Science / Nature Series at the Canadian Screen Awards), "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, being totally immersed in the lives of wild animals.”