|Executive Producer & VP Business Affairs
A member of the Anaïd team in Edmonton since 1995, Helen Schmidt oversees all aspects of business affairs and accounting for Anaïd. She is responsible for production financing, budgeting and cost control as well as overall corporate operations and has served as Executive Producer on The Liquidator, Hail Mary, The Quon Dynasty, X-Weighted, Family Restaurant, and The Rig. Helen is distinguished in the field of accounting by her advanced understanding of Canadian film financing and its related issues enabling Anaïd Productions to earn an impressive reputation with investors, broadcasters and distributors alike. A Certified Management Accountant, Helen Schmidt started her accounting career with the Alberta Government, then moved to private industry for several years prior to joining Anaïd. Helen is active in her local community and has used her financial acumen to benefit numerous non-profit organizations by serving on committees and volunteer boards.