Speaker Julie Chang

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Julie Chang

EVP, Business Strategy & Co-Productions

Blue Ant Media

In her role as EVP, International Co-Productions, Julie Chang initiates and leads co-productions for Blue Ant Media across the company’s core integrated business units. This includes identifying, structuring and closing content creation deals and leveraging financing opportunities with international partners for the company’s global production arm, Blue Ant Studios; its distribution business, Blue Ant International; and its linear and streaming channels, notably T+E, Cottage Life and Smithsonian Canada in Canada and Love Nature worldwide. 

Julie previously served as VP, International Co-Productions with a focus on working with partners around the world to leverage and bolster Blue Ant Media’s production group

Prior to joining Blue Ant Media, Chang was the SVP of Business and Legal Affairs with Peace Point Rights and Peace Point Entertainment Group, where she had a first hand in building Peace Point’s International Rights division and oversaw the business and legal affairs of all production for various Licensees on a global basis. Prior to Peace Point, Julie was with Behind the Scenes Services Inc. and was an associate at Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP where she represented international distributors and executive producers for scripted/lifestyle/factual programming. Chang has held executive positions in a number of areas of the industry including home distribution for Lions Gate Films, business and legal affairs for the former Alliance Atlantis and UK-based Café Productions. 

Speaking on: Business as unusual: the future of co-production and distribution

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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