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Vancouver 2017 Speakers

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Eddie Doyle, Rté

Head of Scripted Comedy and Factual

Eddie Doyle is a senior TV Executive, responsible for origination and delivery of key Irish broadcasting initiatives, including Prime Time Investigates, the Format Farm and Reality Bites documentary series. He is currently the Head…

Susan Makela, Bell Media

Director, Strategic Planning with the Original Planning team

Susan Makela is the Director, Strategic Planning with the Original Programming team at Bell Media. Susan leads the funding strategies for Bell Media’s independent productions, including management of the CMF performance and development envelopes…

Tim Gamble, Thunderbird

VICE CHAIR

  A  Founding partner of Thunderbird, Tim Gamble oversees business operations, with a particular focus on corporate finance, and strategic alliances, as well as Executive Production services of feature films and television series. Prior…

Nathalie Clermont, Canada Media Fund

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Nathalie Clermont has been working in the film, television and digital media industry for more than twenty-five years, with extensive experience in policy development and financing. Since joining the organization in 2007, she has…

Liz Shorten, Canadian Media Producers Assoc.

SVP, Operations & Member Services

Liz Shorten has been working to build capacity in the film, television and digital media sectors for the past 20 years.  In her role at the CMPA-BC, Liz advocates for BC companies, creates policies…

Sean Doyle, Channel 5 Uk

Head of Factual

Sean Doyle will oversees the development of unscripted commissions as the British broadcaster looks to strengthen the range and quality of its documentary and factual slate. Doyle also provides editorial and production support for all factual…

Robert Wong, Creative Bc

VICE PRESIDENT

After working for several years in a Vancouver chartered accounting firm, Robert first joined Creative BC when it was BC Film + Media. At that time, he became part of the organization's newly forming…

Dave Lingwood, Theos

CEO

Dave Lingwood is the CEO of THEOS, a full-service global production company that creates best-in-class content and IP for television, film, and new media. Dave has most recently produced "Movie Night With Karlie Kloss" for…

Alexandra Ryan, Goss Media

CEO

Alexandra Ryan is CEO of GOSS MEDIA- a multi-platform content company based in Los Angeles with content brands in US and Europe such as LAGOSS, GOSS, GOSSGIRL which provide entertainment and lifestyle content aimed…

Matt Scott, Navada Group Uk

CEO

Matthew Scott   Digital Media Entrepreneur, Board Director, Non-Exec, Investor, Keynote Speaker and Mentor. With over 18 years Senior Management/Board level experience in DIGITAL MEDIA, Matthew has a unique technical and creative balance in…

Curtis White, Pixhug Studios

GM and Head of Studios

Curtis White leads the development and production of all digital content for Pixhug Media, a social change platform that turns likes and posts into direct donations to charity.  Pixhug Studios was launched to market…

Ciaran Kissane, Bai

SENIOR MANAGER

Ciaran Kissane is a Senior Executive  of BAI. He has worked for the BAI for over 22 years. BAI Funds Television and Film in Ireland and also internationally and the Fund size is 14m…

Rebecca Traub, Populist Media

CEO

Rebecca is CEO and Founder of POPULIST Media.  Populist Media is a Digital Media Studio based in Vancouver which specialises in Online City Lifestyle Video for Mobile, Social and Web. POPULIST is about proving…

Reynolds Mastin

President and CEO

Reynolds Mastin works on behalf of our members to develop strategic relationships with key external stakeholders, both nationally and internationally. These include among others, the CRTC, the federal government, broadcasters, distributors and exhibitors, which…