Monro Communications
With an extensive grounding in television and film production Monro Communications was established in 1992 for the purpose of multi-media content and software development. Our experienced team of writers, content developers and programmers consistently produces award winning programs and software for the broadcast convergence and e-learning markets.

Clients and partners include Law Foundation of British Columbia, Telus, Canadian Heritage, National Film Board of Canada, Telefilm's New Media Fund, First Nations Technology Council, Southern First Nations Secretariat, and James Madison University and the Virginia Commonwealth of Content.

  • Innovator of the Year Award, B.C. Social Studies Teachers Association
  • Intermedia-Globe GOLD Award for “Best Interactive Website”, The WorldMediaFestival, Hamburg, Germany
  • International Digital Media Award for Best Interface Design, Toronto
  • Golden Sheaf Award, Yorkton Film & New Media Festival
  • Best Interactive Production, finalist, HistoryMakers, Broadcaster/New Media convergence awards New York


James Monro James Monro
Founder and C.E.O

Genie award-winning documentary and drama producer, Jim Monro brings over 20 years of film industry experience to Monro Communications' new media projects. Beyond his many awards for production, Jim has curated international film festivals in Toronto and New York and taught film at the post secondary level. In 1992, Jim moved into the multimedia field while it was still in its infancy and continued his award winning programming with the creation of quality content and interactive design that became best sellers in new media educational markets.

Svend-Erik Eriksen Svend-Erik Eriksen
Svend-Erik Eriksen served as Executive Producer of the National Film Board's Animation, Children, Interactive Western Studio (ACI West) where he was involved in over 150 films. As the key producer at the NFB for digital and hybrid media, Svend-Erik co-created with James Monro the initial interactive design for the CD-ROM Making History: Louis Riel and the NorthWest Rebellion of 1885 (1997). After this he went on to executive produce the interactive programs Defining Canada (Monro Co 1999), Masks, Voices of the Pacific (1998) and Between the Lines (2000). Svend-Erik was the Director of dramas and Site Concept Architect for the cloud based, The Law Project (2011).

Elizabeth Walker Elizabeth Walker
Film editor and director/producer, Elizabeth Walker has won many international awards as an independent film director and for the National Film Board of Canada. Included in Elizabeth's writing, directing and producing credits are numerous episodes in television series broadcast on CTV, Life, Discovery, Vision TV, WTN, SCN and Knowledge Network. Along with Jim Monro, Elizabeth was Producer of the Law Project nominated for Best Interactive Production at HistoryMakers 2011, NYC.

Ryan Schweitzer Ryan Schweitzer
With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation, Ryan Schweitzer entered the world of the web in 1999. Ever since, Ryan has created websites, animations, web art, interactive experiences, and web applications for Adbusters Magazine, David Suzuki Foundation, and the National Film Board of Canada, among others. Ryan's short animated films have screened in a number of international film festivals, and his web work was shortlisted for a People's Choice Gemini Award. Ryan has collaborated with Monro Communications since 2003, working with the team to advance interactive educational projects from idea to the screen.
Clients & Partners
The Team