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Media Leaders Series: Canadian Media Leaders

Sunday, June 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CASCADE BALLROOM

This year, our annual Canadian Media Leaders panel will feature a discussion on the future of production, development, and broadcast of screen-based content in Canada. With the onslaught of streaming opportunities commanding the attention of viewers’ eyeballs, broadcasters must explore all possible revenue streams to ensure they maintain viewership and financial success. What strategies will the employ and how can producers hope to succeed as models continually shift? This high-level conversation is your best opportunity to hear directly from the leaders of Canada’s content industry as they share their visions for the future.

Moderating:


David B Zitzerman
Partner
Goodmans LLP


Featuring:


Rick Brace
President
Rogers Media

John Brunton
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Executive Producer
Insight Production Company Ltd.

Sally Catto
General Manager, Programming
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Randy Lennox
President
Bell Media

Barbara Williams
Executive Vice-President
Corus Entertainment

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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