Keynote Speakers

LANCE WEILER Director of Experiential Learning & Applied Creativity Columbia University


LANCE WEILER
Director of Experiential Learning & Applied Creativity
Columbia University

SARAH MOSSES CEO & Co-founder Together Films


SARAH MOSSES
CEO & Co-founder
Together Films

ANA SERRANO Director of CFC Media Lab CFC


ANA SERRANO
Director of CFC Media Lab
CFC

Featured Speakers

MARC BEAUDET President & Co-founder Turbulent


MARC BEAUDET
President & Co-founder
Turbulent

VALERIE CREIGHTON President & CEO CMF


VALERIE CREIGHTON
President & CEO
CMF

LOÏC SUTY Experience Designer Turbulent


LOÏC SUTY
Experience Designer
Turbulent

Broadcasters - English and French Markets

LYNNE CARTER Manager, Original Content & Business Affairs Content Shaw  


LYNNE CARTER
Manager, Original Content & Business Affairs Content
Shaw
 

CORRIE COE Senior Vice-president Independent Production Bell Media


CORRIE COE
Senior Vice-president Independent Production
Bell Media

CHARLOTTE ENGEL Executive in charge of production of documentary programming Firsthand CBC


CHARLOTTE ENGEL
Executive in charge of production of documentary programming
Firsthand CBC

ATHENA GEORGAKLIS Directrice du contenu Teletoon


ATHENA GEORGAKLIS
Directrice du contenu
Teletoon

MAUREEN LEVITT Creative Development Executive Super Channel


MAUREEN LEVITT
Creative Development Executive
Super Channel

TOM HASTINGS Director of Drama, Independent Productions Bell Media


TOM HASTINGS
Director of Drama, Independent Productions
Bell Media

MONIKA ILLE Directrice exécutive de la programmation et de la grille APTN


MONIKA ILLE
Directrice exécutive de la programmation et de la grille
APTN

JEAN-PIERRE LAURENDEAU Directeur principal programmation Canal D Bell Media


JEAN-PIERRE LAURENDEAU
Directeur principal programmation Canal D
Bell Media

Broadcasters - French Market

ANTHONY CAUCHY Chef de la production originale TV5 Québec Canada


ANTHONY CAUCHY
Chef de la production originale
TV5 Québec Canada

PIERRE GANG Directeur des programmes TV5 et UNIS


PIERRE GANG
Directeur des programmes
TV5 et UNIS

CATHERINE VIDAL Directrice, productions originales et acquisitions canadiennes Corus Entertainment - Série & Historia


CATHERINE VIDAL
Directrice, productions originales et acquisitions canadiennes
Corus Entertainment - Série & Historia

Broadcasters - Local

CAM BENNETT Executive Producer, MTS Stories from Home  


CAM BENNETT
Executive Producer,
MTS Stories from Home
 

MELANIE NEPINAK HADLEY Manager of Programming APTN


MELANIE NEPINAK HADLEY
Manager of Programming
APTN

IRIS YUDAI Executive Producer CBC  


IRIS YUDAI
Executive Producer
CBC

 

Distributors + Buyers

SCILLA ANDREEN CEO & Co-founder Indieflix


SCILLA ANDREEN
CEO & Co-founder
Indieflix

MIKE WILSON Video Game Executive Devolver Digital


MIKE WILSON
Video Game Executive
Devolver Digital

MACKENZIE LUSH Director, Creative Affairs eOne


MACKENZIE LUSH
Director, Creative Affairs
eOne

OMAR CHALABI  Director TV & Transactional Elevation Pictures


OMAR CHALABI 
Director TV & Transactional
Elevation Pictures

ANDIE GRACE VP Acquisitions Devolver Digital Films


ANDIE GRACE
VP Acquisitions
Devolver Digital Films

LIZ LEVENSON Director of International Sales & Acquisitions GRB Entertainment


LIZ LEVENSON
Director of International Sales & Acquisitions
GRB Entertainment

Funders/Fonds

JOHN GALWAY Executive Director Harold Greenberg Fund, Bell Media


JOHN GALWAY
Executive Director
Harold Greenberg Fund, Bell Media

NATHALIE CLERMONT Director of Program Management CMF


NATHALIE CLERMONT
Director of Program Management
CMF

  MARIE-FRANCE GODBOUT Directrice nationale, Longs métrages – Marché francophone Telefilm

 

MARIE-FRANCE GODBOUT
Directrice nationale, Longs métrages
– Marché francophone

Telefilm

LAUREN DAVIS Regional Feature Film Executive for the Western Region Telefilm





LAUREN DAVIS
Regional Feature Film Executive
for the Western Region

Telefilm

CAROLE VIVIER CEO Manitoba Film and Music


CAROLE VIVIER
CEO
Manitoba Film and Music

LOUISE O'BRIEN-MORAN Manager Film Programs Manitoba Film and Music


LOUISE O'BRIEN-MORAN
Manager Film Programs
Manitoba Film and Music

SEBASTIEN NASSE Senior Analyst Manitoba Film and Music


SEBASTIEN NASSE
Senior Analyst
Manitoba Film and Music

 

Public Producers

DOMINIC DESJARDINS Producteur exécutif du Studio de la francophonie canadienne ONF


DOMINIC DESJARDINS
Producteur exécutif du Studio de la francophonie canadienne
ONF

DAVID CHRISTENSEN Executive Producer NFB


DAVID CHRISTENSEN
Executive Producer
NFB

ALICIA SMITH Producer NFB


ALICIA SMITH
Producer
NFB

SCOTT GILLAM Manager Digital Platforms CMHR


SCOTT GILLAM
Manager Digital Platforms
CMHR

Rent-an-Expert

LAWRENCE DENNIS RBC


LAWRENCE DENNIS
RBC

CLAUDE FOREST Integro Entertainment  



CLAUDE FOREST
Integro Entertainment

 

 

Presenters- Local

ELBERT BAKKER Handcraft Creative


ELBERT BAKKER
Handcraft Creative

KHAL SHARIFF Project Whitecard


KHAL SHARIFF
Project Whitecard

DYLAN FRIES Electric Monk Media


DYLAN FRIES
Electric Monk Media

COREY KING ZenFri Inc.  


COREY KING
ZenFri Inc.

 

ANDREW FORBES Director of Photography


ANDREW FORBES
Director of Photography

PATRICK CLEMENT Manito Média


PATRICK CLEMENT
Manito Média

DANIELLE STURK Filmmaker/Cinéaste


DANIELLE STURK
Filmmaker/Cinéaste

LESLEY KLASSEN Campfire Union Inc. 


LESLEY KLASSEN
Campfire Union Inc. 

Moderators

  ALISON GILLMOR Winnipeg Free Press

 

ALISON GILLMOR
Winnipeg Free Press

KIM TODD Original Pictures


KIM TODD
Original Pictures

  JEFF PEELER Frantic Films

 

JEFF PEELER
Frantic Films

BRENDON SAWATZKY National Screen Institute


BRENDON SAWATZKY
National Screen Institute

KYLE BORNAIS Farpoint Films


KYLE BORNAIS
Farpoint Films