Meet The Team


Rachelle Chartrand

Founder & CEO

Rachelle Chartrand has been involved in the film industry for over fifteen years, first as an actress and creative producer of numerous short films, including a co-production shot in South Korea; then as a screenwriter, script consultant and president of Women in Film and Television Vancouver; and now as an award-winning producer and president of My Precious Pictures.


As a screenwriter, Rachelle has won or placed in many international competitions, including the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition as well as in the Script Pipeline Competition, and has had projects in development with some of Canada's biggest production companies. As a writer-for-hire, Rachelle was chosen out of submissions from across France and North America to do the rewrite of an upcoming major motion picture (a biopic/love story) with Firstep Productions (LES MISÉRABLES, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS).

Gabrielle Rutman

Communications Coordinator

Gabrielle joined the MPP Team as Communications Coordinator in May 2021. Graduating in 2021 from UBC with a B.F.A in Creative Writing, Gabrielle is passionate about many genres of writing, including writing for film and for television, songwriting, and fiction for adults and young adults. Originally from Victoria BC (the traditional, unceded territory of the Songees and Esquimalt Nations), Gabrielle has been living in Vancouver since 2017. When not writing, she can be found performing around Vancouver with a vintage vocal jazz trio, playing violin, or volunteering with arts-based, community organizations.

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