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Brenda  is a multi-award winning documentary editor, winner of the Canadian Cinema Editor award of 2017.   Nominated for a Canadian Screen Award.


Her body of work includes multiple Gemini and CSA nominated international documentaries and series.    Some recent films include:

Lessons from the Sunflower, 2023

Feature Length Documentary

Our Maternal Home, 2023

National Film Board of Canada, Documentary Short Subject

In Search of Nampeyo, 2022

Documentary Short Subject

Cracked, 2022

Television One Hour Documentary

Wochiigii Lo: End of the Peace, 2021

Feature Length Documentary

Premiered Toronto International Film Festival

Love the Last Chapter,  2021

Feature Length Documentary

Prod:  The National Film Board of Canada

The Secret Society, 2020

Feature Length Documentary

Dogsville, 2020

Feature Length Documentary, ID Productions

Equus, Origins,  2018  CBC & PBS Nature

Canadian Screen Award Winner, Best Science and Nature Series,

CSA Nominated, Best Writing Documentary, Best Editing Science and Nature

Equus, Chasing the Wind,  2018

Nominated Best Editor Documentary, Brenda Terning & Krystal Moss

AMPIA Winner Best Editor, Brenda Terning and Krystal Moss

Eight Canadian Screen Award nominations


Vital Bonds,  2016  

ID Productions & The National Film Board of Canada

Winner Canadian Cinema Editor Award 2017

Grand Jury Prize. Jackson Hole, SMASH 2018


Wolverine; Ghost of the Northern Forest,  2016 

CBC & National Geographic


Nominated Canadian Cinema Editor Award 2017

Hollywood International Independent Documentary Award, Excellence in Editing


The Great Human Odyssey,  2014  

Clearwater Documentary, CBC, PBS Nova


Canadian Screen Award, Best Science and Nature Series 2016

Emmy Nomination, News and Documentary

Outstanding Science, Technology and Nature Programming


Nominated Jackson Hole, SMASH 2018 category: Being Human


The Perfect Runner,  2012 Winner Jackson Hole SMASH 2014

Gemini Nomination Best Science and Nature Documentary


Tipping Point; The Age of Oil Sands, 2011

Clearwater Documentary CBC, The Nature of Things

Gemini Nomination, Best Social Political Documentary

AMPIA Winner Best Editor


Inuit Odyssey,  2009

Clearwater Documentary CBC, The Nature of Things

AMPIA Winner Best Editor

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