Animiki See Digital Production produces original and captivating content that reflects Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including interactive and alternative multiplatform content. We create content through domestic and international co-production treaties and partnerships. Animiki See is a leading provider of Indigenous content for television, the internet and other alternative content delivery network services.

Vanessa Loewen

Co-General Manager

A proud Manitoba Metis, Vanessa has produced and directed over 100 hours of original and captivating programming that reflects the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. In her 10+ years as Co-General Manager at Animiki See Digital Production she has produced dramatic, documentary and music programs including Indigenous Day Live, a live national concert event that celebrates Indigenous Solidarity Day across Canada each year. Other recent programs of note are the CSA-nominated series First Contact (Seasons 1 & 2) and 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas based on the New York Times bestselling book by Charles Mann. In addition to her work in Canadian television, Vanessa has also been actively involved in several World Indigenous Television Broadcast Network (WITBN) initiatives that have included partnerships and collaborations with international indigenous broadcasters from Norway, New Zealand, Australia, Taiwan, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Desiree Single

Co-General Manager

Desiree joined Animiki See Digital Production in October 2010 as a Producer and the Manager of Production. She has produced several live music specials, events and series, including: Indigenous Day Live; numerous documentaries and factual series, including CSA-nominated First Contact, and 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus, based on the New York Times best-selling book by Charles C. Mann. Desiree has also produced two seasons of the French-language magazine series: Sans Réserve, for APTN.

Prior to working at Animiki See, she was the Manager of Programming, Central Region, developing and commissioning original programming for Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.

Desiree has held several development and production positions in the Winnipeg media community since 2002.

Sharol Stewart

Production Coordinator

Sharol joined Animiki See Digital Production in October 2017 as the Production Coordinator. She has worked as the production manager for several live broadcast events, including Indigenous Day Live, Rogers Hometown Hockey in Cree, the first-ever national broadcast of an official NHL game in Plains Cree; and Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Prior to working at Animiki, Sharol worked as a freelance assistant editor on several documentaries and factual series such as APTN’s The Medicine Line and CityTv Saskatchewan’s The Prairie Diner. This experience came in handy when Animiki produced the CSA-nominated First Contact and she worked as the assistant editor.

Since 2008, Sharol has held several different production positions within the Winnipeg media community.

Marielvis Marquez

Manager of Finance

As an accounting professional, Marielvis Márquez has been meeting the bookkeeping needs of Animiki See Digital Productions Inc. for the past eleven years. She currently works as Finance Manager, handling the accounting of the company. She checks all financial outgoing and incoming transactions, making careful records of all expenses and revenues for annual reports and auditing purposes. Additionally, she summarizes and analyzes all financial documents in order to prepare annual reports for the board and auditors.

Chantelle Ducharme

Production Coordinator

Chantelle Ducharme is a production coordinator at Animiki See Digital Production who joined the team in July of 2022. Prior to this, Chantelle worked for several years in freelance Winnipeg media production on various projects as a production assistant, coordinator, and manager, field producer, online host, digital media manager, and teleprompter operator.

She is Métis from St. Ambroise, Manitoba, a small village on the south shore of Lake Manitoba. Here she discovered her passion for music, winter sports, and the great outdoors, which has carried over throughout her career after graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College in 2010.

Chantelle has contributed with her diverse skill set on Animiki See productions such as Indigenous Day Live, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and Hockey Night in Canada in Cree and is passionate about her work as she firmly believes storytelling is the core of our human experience.