Head of Live-Action & Animated Series-North America
As Director of Original Production for Family Channel, CHRGD and Family Jr., Sarah Haasz oversees the creative aspects of development and production for all networks, including series and movies such as The Next Step, Lost & Found Music Studios, Backstage, Gaming Show, Playdate and Justin Time. Sarah was also Creative Producer for The Next Step Live On Stage Tour 2015 & 2016. With over 20 years of experience in television production, Sarah is credited for her work on over 2,500 hours of children's programming in a variety of genres. Her previous roles include Executive in Charge of Production for CBC Children's and Youth Department, Director of Development for Bardel Entertainment and Production Executive for YTV, TreehouseTV and Discovery Kids Canada. Sarah is also an instructor at Centennial College in Toronto for the Children's Entertainment Post Graduate Program.