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Face To Face Meeting Exchange

Monday, June 12, 2017
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The renowned one-on-one Face to Face Meeting Exchange provides BANFF delegates with the opportunity to meet prospective partners or peers in the form of some of the world’s leading international development executives, producers, distributors, and agents. Specifically designed to be 10 minute exchanges, the program has enabled thousands of one-on-one meetings and has led to many millions of dollars in transactions. In an ecosystem that thrives on connections, great content, and expertise, connect with people, ideas, and events that are of professional interest and maximize efficiencies!


*Advanced sign-up is required. A total of ten (10) Face to Face Meeting Exchange spots can be reserved at sign-up time.

General sign up opened on Monday May 15th at 12:00pm ET, on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-up closes on Friday June 9th at 5:00pm ET.


Once onsite: Participants who have successfully secured a Face to Face spot(s) will be required to check in at the session room for processing 15-20 minutes prior to the session’s start time. Showing up late may result in your spot being taken. 


For those who did not secure a spot in advance, or would like a chance to secure additional spots, some space may become available onsite due to no-shows. Delegates can arrive at the session room 15-20 minutes before the session’s start time and take advantage of the wait line; the room monitor will process the line on a first-come, first-served basis.  


Philip Barnsdall Thompson, Table host
VP Acquisitions, UK, Europe & North America
Flame Distribution

Damon Berger, Table host
VP, Global Strategic Partnerships
Fullscreen Media

Melissa Campbell, Table host
Kaplan Stahler Agency

Nicky Forsman, Table host
Head of Development
OUTtv Network Inc

Larry Grimaldi, Table host
SVP, Development and Production
MarVista Entertainment

Fred Grinstein, Table host
Head of Non-fiction Programming
Pulse Films

Jennifer Hollyer, Table host
The Jennifer Hollyer Agency

Andrew Kelly, Table host
Director, Development
Entertainment One Television

Anthony Kimble, Table host
Cineflix Rights

Joan Lambur, Table host
Breakthrough Entertainment

Andreas Lemos, Table host
VP of Acquisitions, Co-Productions & North America Sales
Banijay Rights

Krista Look, Table host
Director, Original Content, Lifestyle
Corus Entertainment

Ilana Miller, Table host
Literary Agent
The Jennifer Hollyer Agency

David Ozer, Table host
Independant Producer
IDW Entertainment

Jane Rimer, Table host
Chief of International Business & Creative Development
Insight Production Company Ltd.

Rebecca Segal, Table host
Sky Networks

Adam Steinman, Table host
VP, Creative, Format, Development & Sales
Warner Bros. International Television Production

Justin Stockman, Table host
Vice-President, Premium Pay and OTT
Bell Media

Cheryl Taylor, Table host
BBC's Children's Head of Content
BBC Children's

Ian Whitehead, Table host
Head of Production & Producer

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At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?


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