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Tuesday, June 13
9:00am - 9:30am
Alhambra

Topic Tables

Tuesday, June 13
9:00am - 9:30am
Alhambra

Topic Tables

*Drop in on site - no previous sign up required 

*Hosted in William F White Int'l group networking hub

These 30-minute informal sessions are a great way to add to your network by connecting with the right people. Join these guided conversations to gain insight into topics including co-productions, financing, sustainability and more! Up to 5-6 delegates can join a topic table at one time and are invited to move from one table to another as space allows.

NOTE: We acknowledge there's an ongoing labour dispute between the Writer's Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). If you are participating in meetings or planning on pitching, we encourage you to abide by the guidelines of any union or guild affiliations you may have.


TOPIC: Accessing Virtual Production

Käroli Grenman (Virtual Production House) 


TOPIC: Creative Collaboration in Development and Pre-development

Jay Wu (Bell Media) 


TOPIC: AI Fake Drake and the Fallout for Copyright and Creatives

Gregory Pang (Red Frame Law) 


TOPIC: Unscripted Co-Production Trends

Benjamin Thornton (Warner Bros. Discovery) 


TOPIC: Sustainability & Decarbonization

Andrew Robinson (Green Spark) 


TOPIC: Mentorship

Ashley Williams (Hallmark Media) 


TOPIC: Canadian Funding

Susan Makela (Paramount+ and Pluto TV) 


TOPIC: Canadian Funding + the Global Audience

Simon Faber (Taiga Pictures)


TOPIC: Content Collaboration in Scripted Television

Chris Bell (eOne)

 

TOPIC: Adapting IP

Andrew Kelly (eOne)


TOPIC: Budgeting for Diversity

Safia Abdigir (Reelworld Screen Institute) 


TOPIC: International Co-Productions

Rob Aslett (Avalon Television)


NOTEWe acknowledge there's an ongoing labour dispute between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). If you are participating in meetings or planning on pitching, we encourage you to abide by the guidelines of any union or guild affiliations you may have.


Featuring:


Table host

Safia Abdigir

Industry Programming Manager

Reelworld Screen Institute

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Rob Aslett

Company Director, Artist Manager and Executive Producer

Avalon Television

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Chris Bell

Scripted Content

Entertainment One Television International

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Simon Faber

Founder & Producer

Taiga Pictures

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Käroli Grenman

Head of Operations, Producer

Virtual Production House by The Other End

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Table host

Tiara Johnny

Program Manager

Reelworld Screen Institute

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Andrew Kelly

Director, Scripted Development Canada, Television, eOne

Entertainment One Television Productions Ltd.

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Susan Makela

Sr Director, Acquisitions, Rights & Inventory

Paramount

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Gregory Pang

Lawyer

RedFrame Law

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Andrew Robinson

Principal, Sustainability Strategy and Engagement

Green Spark Group

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Benjamin Thornton

Development Executive

Warner Bros. Discovery

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Ashley Williams

Director

Hallmark Media

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Table host

Jay Carolyn Wu

Head of Development

Bell Media

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