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Biographies, Helen Walsh

Producer, G8 Online 2002
Think Content Inc.

Helen Walsh is the President of Think Content Inc, a multimedia consulting and production company. Think Content was established in February 2001 and operates out of Toronto and New York City.

Walsh has fifteen years' experience in multiple media environments - publishing, linear production and new media - as a writer, editor, publisher and producer. After graduating from the University of Toronto, Walsh wrote fiction full-time and was an active member of the arts and publishing communities, co-founding and publishing the fiction quarterly McGill Street Magazine and its monthly Reading Series. Since 1998, Walsh has been co-publisher of the Literary Review of Canada. Walsh moved eventually from fiction to script writing and from there into producing. Her award-winning content has been programmed at more than twenty-five film festivals in ten countries, and aired on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Showcase, BBC, Danish Broadcasting Corporation and Women's Television Network. In 1999, Walsh joined a consulting company and spearheaded a multi-million dollar account to build a broadband Virtual Private Network (VPN) across the U.S. This included establishing and running a NYC-based multimedia content division including content strategy, budgets, commissioning and overseeing original production (linear and interactive), acquisitions and distribution.

Walsh has been involved with a number of organizations including The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs (CIPA), Women in Film and Television (WIFT), the Canadian Film and Television Producers Association (CFTPA) and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT).