Speaker Tom Hastings

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Tom Hastings

Head of Original Programming in Canada, Paramount+


Based in Toronto, Tom leads the commissioning strategy for Paramount+ Canadian originals. An industry veteran and former Director of Drama at Bell Media, Tom has extensive and long-standing relationships with Canada’s independent production and literary communities and is especially known for his respected relationships with Canadian writers, producers and agents.

Speaking on: Indigenous Screen Summit Pitch Forum #2: drama series; Defining Canadian Content: The future of the industry; 30 minutes with... Tom Hastings, Katrina Kowalski and Stefania Scarfo, Paramount+ Canada

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