Janet Hamley is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Executive Producer at Prairie Dog Film + Television. Janet supports the Showrunner by helping produce the television series, providing feedback and notes on scripts, pitches, media, and the development of future projects. She focuses on business matters and is responsible for all aspects of accounting and business affairs, including financing, budgeting, cost reporting, cashflow, and contracts, as well as the overall corporate operations.
Janet is educated as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Applied Business Administration from Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. She began her Accounting career in 2003, shifting her focus to the Film & Television industry in 2006. Since then, her experience has led her to work on multiple dramatic television series, feature films, a movie of the week, short films, documentaries, docu-series, a lifestyle TV series, promotional videos, web/television commercials, public service announcements and corporate event videos. These projects have aired on NETFLIX, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, CBC, Rogers, ABC, CTV, APTN, BRAVO, CMT Live, Discovery Channel, ESPN, The Food Network, Muchmusic, and OMNI.
Janet was recently acknowledged by CPA Alberta with an Early Achievement Award in 2020, was celebrated as one of Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2019 and received a Community Service Award for her volunteering efforts in 2018. Janet is currently the Treasurer on the Board of the Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) and is a member of the Canada Media Producers Association (CMPA), and Women in Film & Television Alberta (WIFTA).