Helen is a master storyteller who began her career as a newspaper and then television reporter. After a lengthy left turn into news management, she left mainstream media to pursue her passion for documentary. Slinger’s strength is her unique combination of skills. An empathetic director, the subjects of her films trust her completely, revealing deeply intimate aspects of their lives. But it’s her command of the narrative that is most remarkable. Slinger artfully weaves together complicated storylines, delivering a nuance that eludes most. Notables from a long list of documentary directing credits: Shadow Warrior, Leaving Bountiful, Mounties Under Fire, When the Devil Knocks, The Gangster Next Door, Dog Dazed, The Condo Game. For Dreamfilm, Helen wrote and directed Embracing Bob’s Killer as well as co-writing Peace Warrior, Depression: Fighting the Dragon, Desperately Seeking Doctors, Hyper Parents & Coddled Kids, Generation Boomerang, Programmed to Be Fat?, Generation Jobless, The Allergy Fix, To the Rescue, Weather Gone Wild, and The Antibiotic Hunters.