Isabel has been a part of the team at Entertainment One since June 2017. As Director of Development her focus is to help eOne build a strong slate of scripted television projects for both the domestic and international marketplace. Isabel is extremely passionate about storytelling and is committed to supporting unique voices with distinct POVs.
Previous to eOne, Isabel spent 9 years with the Canadian Film Centre. As the Executive in charge of Project Development & Packaging (2011 to 2016), she played a lead role in the strategic design and delivery of many of the CFC’s high–profile programs and marketplace initiatives. As Executive in Charge of Production & Post (2007 to 2011) she oversaw the development, production, and delivery of over 300 productions.
Isabel is a CFC producer alumna, who holds a BFA in Theatre and MFA in Acting. She was co- writer and co-host of the Gemini-nominated lifestyle series, My Messy Bedroom, and has produced 7 short films. Isabel co-designed the Future of Film initiative with Ted Hope, in partnership with Fandor, and she has participated on juries, industry advisories and panels for the Toronto International Film Festival, Women in Film, Festival du Nouveau Cinema, ImagiNATIVE, and the Tribeca Film Institute to name a few.
In 2016 Isabel completed a global MBA at University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management) and University of St Gallen, Switzerland, with a focus on strategy, innovation, and leadership. She grew up in a mixed cultural household in Montreal and speaks 4 languages.
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