Zoe D'Amato is a TV host, producer and world traveller from Canada.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology and Art History from McGill University, Quebec, Canada

SKILLS

Writer, Producer, Presenter, Actor, Cook, Artist, Athlete, Adventurer, Horseback Riding, Alpine & Cross country Skiing, Gymnastics, Shooting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Swimming, Diving, Trampoline, Climbing, Dance

LANGUAGES

Written and Spoken French (Advanced)

Written and Spoken German (Basic)


DOCUMENTARY AND HOSTING


PRODUCER: Pilot Productions

NETWORK: Discovery International, Travel Channel International, TLC Asia, PBS, Voyage, Sky.

SERIES: TOUGH BOATS

ROLE: Host

DIRECTOR: Katy Tooth

A brand new series that explores some of the most fascinating and hard-core boat journeys on the planet. In this mini series we undertake epic journeys by boats in some of the toughest environments on earth. During our journeys we look at how the technology of boat travel has been adapted to survive, trade with and connect isolated communities.


SERIES: GLOBE TREKKER

ROLE: Host

DIRECTOR: Ian Sciacaluga 

PRODUCER: Pilot Productions

NETWORK: Discovery International, Travel Channel International, TLC Asia, PBS, Voyage, Sky.

Hawaii: No other group of islands on earth fascinates the common traveller more than this lush archipelago of volcanic isles placed so beautifully in the Pacific. With this in mind, Globe trekker Zoe D’Amato sets out on a grand adventure to explore 4 of Hawaii’s mounds of beauty – Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. 


PRODUCER: Pilot Productions

NETWORK: Discovery International, Travel Channel International, TLC Asia, PBS, Voyage, Sky.

SERIES: GLOBE TREKKER

ROLE: Host

DIRECTOR: Peter Wisdom

Eastern Canada: In this series, Zoe is thrilled to test her arial skills in a wall-walking harness act with Cirque du Soleil (another dream come true for the former gymnast), go lobster fishing, kayak through caves, eat seal liver, harness race, and more. 


PRODUCER: Pilot Productions

NETWORK: Discovery International, Travel Channel International, TLC Asia, PBS, Voyage, Sky.

SERIES: PLANET FOOD

ROLE: Host

DIRECTOR: Peter Wisdom

In this Planet Food special, join Merilees Parker, Bobby Chinn, Angela May, Brianna Barnes, and Zoe D’amato as they travel worldwide fishing for some of the most mouth-watering shellfish recipes.


PRODUCER: ProjectExplorer.org

NETWORK: ProjectExplorer.org

SERIES: PROJECTEXPLORER.ORG

ROLE: Host, Writer, Producer

DIRECTOR: Jenny Buccos

Zoe travels the world with ProjectExplorer.org, producing and hosting multimedia cultural stories for kids. She's contributed to series created in Netherlands, Mauritius, Azerbaijan, Canada, Nevis & St. Kitts, Zambia, England, India, Peru, and Cambodia. Zoe also shoots video and photo, directs, produces, researches, and writes for ProjectExplorer.org.


PRODUCER: Zoe D'Amato, MyDestination.com

DIGITAL NETWORK: AOL ON! Travel, MyDestination.com

SERIES: MY NOVA SCOTIA

ROLE: Host, Writer, Producer

DIRECTOR: Zoe D'Amato

Produced in collaboration with MyDestination.com and AOL ON! TRAVEL, this digital series explores the food, wine, art and history of her native Nova Scotia. Filmed over the course of a month, the four original five minute episodes were written, produced, directed, edited and hosted by Zoe to promote tourism in Nova Scotia. Zoe worked with tour operators throughout the province and promoted the series through Canadian tourism and media outlets. 


SERIES: UNTITLED SKI TRAVEL PROJECT

ROLE: Host, Writer, Producer

DIRECTOR: Nacho Garcia  

PRODUCER: The Beagle Productions

NETWORK: TBA  

Currently in production, this new series follows Zoe on her quest to conquer the most incredible, least frequented ski slopes in the world, and experience the local culture. Zoe is an accomplished alpine skier but even she is daunted by the monster inclines and challenging backcountry that she discovers... not to mention the pros who expect her to keep up! Produced by adventure documentary production house, The Beagle Productions, and scheduled to air in 2016, network TBA.


TELEVISION AND FILM


DIRECTOR: John Scott PRODUCER: Magpie Productions

SCREENINGS: Atlantic Film Festival, Zebra Film Festival

FILM: FIRST DEATH IN NOVA SCOTIA

ROLE: Supporting Lead

DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese PRODUCER: HBO

NETWORK: HBO

SERIES: BOARDWALK EMPIRE

ROLE: Featured


CLIENTS:


FOUR SEASONS RESORTS, BELMOND HOTELS, ZORIAH MILLER, PRIMONT HAIR PRODUCTS, TRUTH CAMPAIGN, COCOON HANDBAGS, MUDCRAFT, CBDC, ADESA AUCTION, STORY STUDIO NOVA SCOTIA, MAIN STREET DENTAL CENTRE, JEFF HENNESSY MUSIC, ACADIA UNIVERSITY


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