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Rock Yenta Productions Inc. is a film and television production company owned and operated by Charlotte Engel.

​Charlotte Engel has over 20 years of experience working in the television and film industries. Based in Toronto, Engel develops, produces and consults on television and film productions.

​Prior to Rock Yenta, Engel was a commissioning editor at CHUM, CTV and BELL MEDIA for over 9 years. Specializing in factual, reality and performing arts programming, Engel oversaw programming for Bravo! Canada, BookTV, CityTV, StarTV and FashionTV from start to finish.

​Many of the productions Engel supervised went on to win awards and garner rave reviews around the world. For example, White Pine Pictures documentaries, "Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould" and "A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Life of Ariel Dorfman" both went on to be short listed for Best Documentary by the Academy Awards.

​After years of working on other people's work, Engel saw an opportunity in 2011 to start her own business. With a wide roster of contacts, great ideas and a solid knowledge of film and television, it was Engel's time to start her own company.

​Bringing together her love of music and her solid nature (Rock) and her love of putting great minds and talent together (Yenta), 'Rock Yenta' was born in April 2011.

​Since it's start, Rock Yenta has been busy developing and producing projects with broadcaster, Rogers and CMF support. Charlotte Engel sits on the board of imagineNATIVE Film & New Media Festival, and was previously on the boards of DOC Toronto and Hot Docs.


She currently is working as a Production Executive for CBC, looking after it's new documentary series FIRSTHAND.

​Full CV and bio available upon request.


office: (416) 533-9861 

cell: (416) 770-8669 

skype - charlotte.engel3

Rock Yenta
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