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Local Or Global: Where Next For The Canadian Television And Content Industry?

In a time of huge upheaval in the media and content industries  – both in Canada and Globally – it is a good time to take stock of these changes and tease out the key trends and outline potential strategies both for national policy and individual content makers. This panel takes a big look at Canadian Television Content and the Content Industries and asks Where Next?

Questions/ Areas Covered :

  • Explain the proposed NETFLIX Canadian Funding Deal and discuss pro/cons and opportunities while looking  at timeline and how it may apply to other VOD players such as Amazon, Apple and Facebook. 
  • Local VS Global – how does Canada protect it’s cultural content and heritage while also being aggressive with content export and co-production 
  • What do Canadian Producers need to do to survive and thrive in this new global industry?
  • Can Canada become a Global Creative Hub of Television and Digital Content?

SPEAKERS:

SUSAN MAKELA – Director of Strategic Planning and Independent Production, Bell Media

NATHALIE CLERMONT – Director, CMF ( Canada Media Fund)

 

ROBERT WONG – Vice President, CREATIVE BC

REYNOLDS MASTIN, PRESIDENT &  CEO, CMPA (Canadian Media Producers Association) 

 

MODERATOR : STEPHEN MCCORMACK –  REFLEKTOR GROUP & STRAYWAVE MEDIA 

November 9 @ 14:45

14:45

– 15:30

(45′)

Pan Pacific Hotel

Canadian Content Industry Panel