Catharine Tamas is an educator, director, producer and writer. Since 2007 she has been a Professor at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She teaches in both the Journalism and Bachelor of Film and Television programs where she focuses on documentary and television production. She began her career as a field producer at CTV National News in Ottawa and continued to produce news for 12 years, including as a show producer at CBC Newsworld International. Her career transitioned in the 1990s to creating and developing programming. Her work in series development has spanned several genres from current affairs talk shows to finance, health and children's programming. She created and developed the Gemini-award-winning show 'Health on the Line' and the Gemini-nominated 'Medical Hotseat' for the Discovery Health Channel. In 2011 she embarked on a Master of Fine Arts degree in Documentary Media from Ryerson University where she directed, produced, filmed and edited her first documentary film Seekers for her thesis project. Documentary filmmaking and telling the stories that will help heal the world is her passion and she hopes to continue to be able to make films that will make a positive difference. She is in the process of developing different projects with the goal of filming more documentaries that raise conscious awareness for a broad audience.