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Gemini nominee* Douglas Spencer is an independent television producer and founder of DBS Productions Incorporated, a production company committed to producing high-quality Canadian television programs.
His latest projects include developing two websites featuring videos and photos he shot from around the world.
See www.dougsvideo.com for more videos. Click Enter Flash Website. To return, click Enter Blog Website.
Another recent project was the 39-episode Off the Map television series -- a co-production with Gorica Productions Toronto -- featuring ordinary women exploring extraordinary places in which Doug was nominated for a Gemini* for best direction in an information program or series.
Off the Map first aired on the Women's Television Network in Canada and The Travel Channel in the United States.
It also aired on CTV Travel, the Discovery Civilization Channel, Access Alberta in Canada and Women's Entertainment in the United States.
Later, the series aired in France, Spain, Japan, the Czech Republic, Hungary, United Arab Emirates, Italy and Australia.
Other television projects in production include Sammy in the Hood, You Can't Take a Bathtub on the Subway, Medicine Hunter, Dream Runner, Eating My Skidoo andThose Bomber Boys of Mine.
In addition to producing and directing television, Spencer has written several books including Under One Sun, the Career Awareness Kit, the Futures Kit, Learning Spaces: A Handshake with the City, Networks, and Questions Kids Ask (For Those Who Care to Listen).
Spencer has extensive marketing experience in both the private and public sectors.
* now called the Canadian Screen Awards