Debbie Melnyk (Canada)

Debbie Melnyk was born in 1958 in Toronto. She graduated with a Journalism degree from Ryerson University and worked as a televison news producer in England and Germany for 6 years before returning to North America where she worked as a documentary producer. She later attended film school at New York University and moved to Los Angeles working as a televison producer for eight years before returning to Canada.


  • Junket Whore
    57´, USA, 1998
  • Citizen Black
    88´, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, 2004
  • Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore
    97´, Canada, 1997

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.