Face-to-Face Meetings #4 (sign up required)

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Face-to-Face Meeting Program is a fantastic opportunity for content producers to gain access and meet one-on-one with leading decision makers. A signature of The Banff World Media Festival, avail yourself of the opportunity to meet with people who can help take your idea to the next level and put your TV or digital content into development.

Specifically designed to be 8-minute time slots, 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!


Melissa Campbell, Table host
Contentum Consulting and Management

Austin Denesuk, Table host
Creative Artists Agency

Sarah Eichenlaub, Table host
Director ZDFE.drama
ZDF Enterprises GmbH

Adam Fratto, Table host
SVP, Series
Reel One Entertainment

Athena Georgaklis, Table host
Head of Development
Corus Entertainment

Larry Grimaldi, Table host
VP, Production & Development
MarVista Entertainment

Jennifer Harkness, Table host
SVP, Sales & Development
Cream Productions Inc.

Chris Harris, Table host
Director, Digital Content, Programming
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Tom Hastings, Table host
Director, Drama Original Programming
Bell Media

Jimmy Humphrey, Table host
Head of Acquisitions & Co-Productions
TCB Media Rights

Brandon Lane, Table host
Production Executive Original Programming
Corus Entertainment

Shelley MacDougall, Table host
Manager, Programming - Central Region
APTN Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

Alastair McKinnon, Table host
Head of Content Investment and Planning
ABC - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Ben Noot, Table host
Director Global Acquisitions
National Geographic Channel

David Ozer, Table host
Independant Producer
IDW Entertainment

Jessica Schmiedchen, Table host
Executive in Charge of Development, Unscripted Content
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Carlyn Staudt, Table host
EVP, Programming & Development
Blue Ant Media

Karen Tsang, Table host
Executive in Charge of Production, Comedy
CBC Scripted Content, English Services

Josh Van Houdt, Table host
VP, Original Co-Productions, SYFY

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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