Coyote Productions is an Alberta-based company dedicated to delivering compelling stories. Coyote specializes in documentary and comedy.


The driving force behind Coyote Productions is Neil Grahn, who has an extensive track record in broadcast television, radio and corporate video. Coyote Productions’ mandate is to discover and create captivating stories. 

Coyote Productions has creatively produced for Food Network, Slice, CBC, and APTN. Coyote Productions has also executive produced multiple corporate productions as well as series and short films for Canadian Learning Television and CBC.

We believe the story comes first whether it’s a corporate spot, a web series or a broadcast comedy series. Production delivery platforms are always changing so Coyote keeps its focus on telling excellent stories – because well-told stories are timeless. 

Coyote Productions expertise in writing and directing has been a major force in literally hundreds of nationally televised productions. The company has also executive produced a full thirteen episode series for Canadian Learning Television (The Geek Show), a comedy pilot for CBC Television, and is currently in development on a documentary series for APTN. 

Neil Grahn has been in the TV business since 1990. He began his television career writing and starring in the CBC TV comedy series, Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie.

Neil has written and directed Comics!, for CBC TV and he wrote a short comedy called Exposure, that also aired nationally on CBC. Neil created, directed and wrote The Tourist for Life Network and Travel Channel USA. He starred in, and wrote a special for TLC, The Gizmo Show, and is currently head writing and performing for CBC Radio One’s The Irrelevant Show.

Neil has also enjoyed a successful career in the documentary world. He wrote/directed and creatively-produced the first three seasons of the Gemini-Award-winning lifestyle series Taking It Off. He was nominated for a Gemini in 2008 for a comedy/documentary series he wrote/directed and produced called Fish Out of Water. He has worked on projects ranging from a Fringe Theatre doc, Acting Up, for Bravo to directing Canadian Pickers for History Television and has directed two series for Food Network. 

This past year he was a director for Keeping Canada Alive, which aired on CBC TV, and he is currently developing a series for APTN.