Yasmine Mathurin

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Profile Details

  • Country:   Canada
  • Province/State:   Ontario
  • City:   Toronto
  • How do you Identify?:   Black, a person of African descent, Haitian-Canadian, Caribbean, Francophone
  • Age:   1989
  • Field of Work:   Fiction/Scripted and Documentary
  • Interested In:   Directing TV For Hire, Directing Film/Digital for Hire, and Developing my own Film/TV/Digital Material


YASMINE MATHURIN is a filmmaker and award-winning podcast producer and multimedia journalist. In 2011 she was selected to take part in the United Nations Human Rights Fellowship Program for people of African-Descent. This became the starting point for her to pursue her career in journalism and filmmaking. She is a recipient of the 2019 Netflix-Banff Media Diversity Fellowship. She is an alumni of the 2018 Reelworld Film festival E20 program, the 2018 Documentary Organization of Canada’s (DOC) Breakthrough program, the Hot Docs Accelerator lab.

She’s worked as an associate producer with CBC Original Podcast. Most recently produced the audio-fiction podcast The Shadows which won Gold in the fiction category at the 2019 Digital Publishing Award. She also produced the CBC podcast Tai Asks Why, which won a Webby people’s choice award in 2019. She is currently developing her first feature documentary with the support of the CBC Documentary Channel & Sienna Films.