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Judith PykeHome and Away Productions is a film and television production company founded and led by Judith Pyke.

Judith is an award winning producer, showrunner, director, and writer whose work spotlights the drama, comedy and competition of real life. Her work has aired on CBC, History Television, CTV, Bravo, TLC and has been syndicated all over the world. Through Home and Away Productions she collaborates with top creative professionals to make absorbing non-fiction television and films.

Judith is currently Executive Producing and directing Inseparable - an exciting new documentary that will premiere on CBC’s Firsthand in the fall of 2017 — stay tuned for more soon! She is also thrilled to be directing and writing Cracking Cancer for CBC’s The Nature of Things with David Suzuki.The documentary is being executive produced by Dreamfilm. Judith is also Executive Producer and director for Cowboy Up, which premiered on CBC's Firsthand in 2016 and has been nominated for a Golden Sheaf Award - Yorkton Film Festival. She was producer, director and writer of Twin Life: Sharing Mind and Body which debuted on CBC and has since been broadcast around the world. The program was nominated for a 2015 Canadian Screen Award (Canada’s version of the "Emmys") and a Realscreen Award in the Non-Fiction Science & Technology category.

She was the supervising producer for Rodeo: Life on the Circuit, which received a 2011 Gemini Nomination for Best Documentary Series and won a 2011 AMPIA Award for Best Documentary Series. In 2010, she was creative director and executive producer for The Gayest Show Ever, which won the Banff International Pilot Award. In 2008 her reporting on HIV & Peacekeeping in Africa received a Kaiser Fellowship for Global Health Reporting, a competitive international journalism fellowship awarded to 13 people from around the world.

Judith has directed and produced in diverse and challenging locations including the High Arctic, Liberia, rural Kenya, and across Japan, Europe, and North America. She has interviewed hundreds of people including renowned artists, top scientists, international figures and village locals. Main interview subjects include Lou Reed, Philip Glass, Cecilia Bartoli, Umberto Eco and Steven King.

Judith has taught at the college and university level and will be the Harvey S. Southam Lecturer in Journalism and Nonfiction at the University of Victoria’s Department of Writing (forthcoming 2018).