Speaker Jennifer Shin
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Director of Development, Comedy
Jennifer Shin joined CBC as Director of Development, Comedy. A film and television producer with over 15 years of experience in the industry including such acclaimed films as Rebecca Addelman's Paper Year and Patricia Rozema's Mouthpiece, Jennifer joins us from the Peabody Award-winning production company Banger Films, where she served as Head of Content and launched a scripted division. Prior to that, she was VP of Feature Film at First Generation Films, where she oversaw the development and production slate of their projects. Jennifer has also had a rich career in entertainment journalism, working as a producer on entertainment television shows including CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight/The Hour. Jennifer is the co-chair of the Reel Asian Film Festival and presently sits on the Foundation board of WIFT-T (Women in Film & Television Toronto).
Speaking on: Pitch Doctors: CBC, Warner Bros. International Television Production, Bell Media; Speed Meetings with Buyers; Spotlight on CBC; Indigenous Screen Summit Pitch Forum #3: Scripted Comedy Series