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Crystal Smith
General Manager


Crystal has been a valuable member of the Anaïd team for more than a decade working as a business and legal affairs professional managing corporate, production, development and distribution activities. Named acting GM in August 2016, and GM in August 2017, Crystal has extensive experience with documentary, reality and lifestyle programming, playing a key role on productions such as Mind Set Go; The Liquidator; The Quon Dynasty; X-Weighted, among many others. As a member of WIFTV and CMPA, Crystal enjoys speaking at industry events and is an advocate for a strong and sustainable Canadian production industry. Crystal holds a certificate in Entertainment Law from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. 

She began her television career in Ontario with Discovery Channel's Daily Planet and later moved to Saskatchewan as a CTV News video journalist. In Alberta, Crystal segment produced several original docu-reality series at Great North Productions. Crystal is an honours graduate of NAIT's Radio and Television program and resides in North Vancouver, BC.