The Drake Hotel


Catherine Tait President & CEO, CBC/Radio-Canada
Adam Lewinson Chief Content Officer, Tubi
Moderator: Valerie Creighton President and CEO, Canada Media Fund
Kevin Beggs Chair of the Lionsgate Television Group and Chief Content Integration Officer, Lionsgate
Katrina Kowalski Vice President, Content, Paramount+ and Pluto TV Canada
Danielle Woodrow Director, Canada Series, Netflix
CJ Yu Head of Unscripted Development, Global Formats, Amazon Studios
Jason Badal GM of Canada, Disney+
Lisa Hamilton Daly Executive Vice President, Programming, Hallmark Media
Brent Haynes Head of Originals, Canada, Amazon Studios
Lea Marin Director of Development, Drama, CBC
Moderator: Justin Stockman VP, Content Development & Programming, Bell Media
Mark Montefiore CEO & Founder, New Metric Media
Moderator: Amanda Parris Writer and TV/Radio Host
Tory Jennings Director of Content, Crave
Mary-Anne Taylor Head of Content Distribution - Canada, Roku Inc.
Moderator: Damon D’Oliveira Executive Producer
Joan Jenkinson Co-Founder and Executive Director, Black Screen Office (BSO)
Moderator: Agnes Augustin President & CEO, Shaw Rocket Fund
Dawn Wilkinson Film & Television Director
Clement Virgo Writer, Director, Producer
Jamie Schouela President, Global Channels and Media, Blue Ant Media
Andrew Irwin SVP of Content Distribution & Partnerships, Blue Ant Media
Catherine Casey Creative Executive for Unscripted Programming, Global Formats, Amazon Studios
Christina Summers Country Manager, Roku Canada
Rick Clodfelter Executive Director, Content Acquisitions and Partnerships, Disney Branded Television
Drew Robinson Vice President of Content Distribution, Corus Entertainment
Drew Buckley Group President and Chief Operating Officer, Propagate Content
Michela Di Mondo EVP, Canada, International, Fremantle
Andy Yeatman Managing Director, Americas, Moonbug Entertainment
Tara Woodbury Manager, Canada Series, Netflix
Robyn Alomar Actor, TERROR TRAIN
Scott Herbst EVP and Head of Scripted Development, Lionsgate Television Group
Moderator: maxine bailey Executive Director, CFC
Jocelyn Hamilton President, Canada, Television, eOne 
Moderator: Mike Cosentino President, CosMedia.Inc
Kadon Douglas Executive Director, BIPOC TV & Film
Moderator: Shaleen Sangha Vice President, Content, Kids & Family, Boat Rocker Studios
Laura Michalchyshyn CCO & Co-President, Blue Ant Studios
Tim Rozon Actor, TERROR TRAIN
Carolyn Newman Executive Vice President, Global Scripted Programming, Blink49 Studios
Vinay Virmani Partner & Chief Content Officer, Uninterrupted Canada
Doug Schwalbe Founder, The Co-Production Company
David Jenkinson Editor-in-chief & managing director of C21Media
Laurie Ferneau Senior Vice President, Development, Hallmark Media
Mike Beale Managing Director, Global Creative Network, ITV Studios
Hannah Pillemer EVP, Creative Affairs, MarVista Entertainment
Marie Ka Executive Producer
Noreen Halpern Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Halfire Entertainment
Richard Jean-Baptiste Executive Producer
Moderator: Prem Gill CEO, Creative BC
Rachel Goldstein-Couto Head of Development, Original Programming, Bell Media
Cathy Wong Vice President, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Official Languages, Telefilm Canada
Sophie Parizeau General Manager, Scripted Series, Bell Media
Marie McCann Senior Director, Children’s Content, CBC Kids
Christina Jennings Founder, Chairman and President, Shaftesbury
Greig Dymond Director of Development and Head of Festivals, Comedy, CBC
Deirdre Brennan Chief Operating Officer, WildBrain
Graham Ludlow Production and Development Executive, Canada, Incendo
Anne Loi Chief Commercial Officer, WildBrain
Mark Bishop Co-CEO & Executive Producer, marblemedia
Brenda Bisner Chief Content Officer, Kidoodle.TV
MOTION Writer/Supervising Producer, THE PORTER
Alexandra Clarke Co-Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer, THE WAY HOME
Ian Iqbal Rashid Writer/Director/Executive Producer, SORT OF and TOUCH OF PINK
Swin Chang Executive in Charge of Development and Production, CBC Kids
Andrew Burrows-Trotman Writer/Producer, THE PORTER
Moderator: Nataline Rodrigues Original Content Creator | Senior Entertainment Executive Creative & Business Affairs Media Specialist
Adam Pettle Story Consultant
Tecca Crosby Executive Producer / Executive Vice President, Scripted Programming, Canada, eOne Television
Moderator: Jordan Pinto North American Editor, C21 Media
Marly Reed VP, Development, Neshama Entertainment
Daniel Domachowski Co-Founder & CEO, Circus
Melanie Nepinak Hadley Executive Director Warner Bros. Discovery Access Canada
Daniel Bekerman Founder & President, Scythia Films
Madeleine Cohen VP, Corporate Planning & Investor Relations, Boat Rocker Media
Moderator: Jonathan Webdale Editor,
April Mullen Director
Tug Phipps Client Services Coordinator, Emerging Filmmakers / Original Content, William F. White International Inc.
Athena Georgaklis Head of Development, Nelvana
Marc Hartlen Associate Development Executive, Nelvana
Karima-Catherine Goundiam CEO, Red Dot Digital Inc. & B2BeeMatch
Moderator: Natalie Osborne Chief Strategy Officer, 9 Story Media Group
Shabnam Rezaei Co-Founder, Big Bad Boo Studios
David Kleeman Strategist, Analyst, Author, Speaker, Connector
Stephanie Betts Chief Content Officer, WildBrain
Tope Babalola Writer / Director / Content Creator