NATALIE SCHENK

Head of Development / Series Producer

Natalie is equally gifted in crafting creative and managing the brand of the office chien célèbre, @bisoushiba. Whether leading shows, leading development, or poaching the perfect egg, Natalie attacks any challenge with aplomb.

Natalie Schenk is a talented, passionate, Canadian Screen Award-nominated producer with a keen eye for the most engaging stories. Natalie has worked as a producer, director and story editor on some of the biggest reality formats in the country, including Big Brother Canada, Top Chef Canada and Hello Goodbye. Natalie is the showrunnerof Rocket Prize nominated series, Snapshots.

Natalie lent her considerable expertise to shows for eOne, Bravo, CBC, Disney Channel, YTV, Global, Space Channel, Food Network and Slice, and honed her skills in development, in the field, and in post-production on titles including: Made Up, Cache Craze, Canada Sings, Battle of the Blades and the Juno Awards.

In 2014 Natalie was accepted into the Shaw Media Banff Showrunner training program. As FORTÉ’s Head of Development, Natalie brings her exceptional creative instincts to the company’s wide slate of original projects as well as being a hands-on member of each project’s production team.