Sharon Barlett

Sharon Bartlett, producer/director of Desperately Seeking Doctors, is an acclaimed, Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker with over 25 years experience producing and directing television news and current affairs - live multi-camera broadcasts (elections and town halls), series, specials and documentaries. She was a producer for 8 years with CBC Television's flagship current affairs program The Journal. Among her credits are Who Owns My Life?, the story of ALS sufferer Sue Rodriguez, who fought unsuccessfully for the right to a doctor assisted suicide; and Second City: The First Family of Comedy, a three-hour documentary for CBC that traced the history of the improv troupe that launched the careers of many of North America's most famous comedians. Sharon has received national and international recognition for her work including a Gemini Award for ‘Best Documentary' (At The Lodge - 1990).

Films by Sharon Barlett