The Drake Hotel, Toronto • 11-13 September 2023

Ava Torres
Executive in Charge of Development, Drama
Ava Torres brings a unique perspective to the industry, having lived across four different countries including Spain, Argentina, Canada and the US. She has a passion for finding fresh new stories, and is currently Executive in Charge of Development, Drama for the Scripted team at CBC. Torres brings to her role a wide range of experience in production, development, acquisitions, and talent management. Prior to her current role, she was part of the Acquisitions team, which is responsible for scouting and purchasing premium international series and films for CBC Gem. Before joining CBC in 2019, Torres was an associate at the talent agency Meridian Artists, which represents screenwriters and directors in both Los Angeles and Toronto. In this role, she brought a keen eye for talent-scouting and development, drawing from her experience as a producer. Torres is a graduate from the University of Toronto, holding a Master’s in Spanish Literature and a Bachelor’s in Cinema Studies and Spanish Literature.

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