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Wednesday, June 14
8:30am - 9:30am
ALHAMBRA ROOM

Face To Face Meeting Exchange

Wednesday, June 14
8:30am - 9:30am
ALHAMBRA ROOM

Face To Face Meeting Exchange

The renowned one-on-one Face to Face Meeting Exchange provides BANFF delegates with the opportunity to meet prospective partners or peers in the form of some of the world’s leading international development executives, producers, distributors, and agents. Specifically designed to be 10 minute exchanges, the program has enabled thousands of one-on-one meetings and has led to many millions of dollars in transactions. In an ecosystem that thrives on connections, great content, and expertise, connect with people, ideas, and events that are of professional interest and maximize efficiencies!

 

*Advanced sign-up is required. A total of ten (10) Face to Face Meeting Exchange spots can be reserved at sign-up time.

General sign up opened on Monday May 15th at 12:00pm ET, on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-up closes on Friday June 9th at 5:00pm ET.

 

Once onsite: Participants who have successfully secured a Face to Face spot(s) will be required to check in at the session room for processing 15-20 minutes prior to the session’s start time. Showing up late may result in your spot being taken. 

 

For those who did not secure a spot in advance, or would like a chance to secure additional spots, some space may become available onsite due to no-shows. Delegates can arrive at the session room 15-20 minutes before the session’s start time and take advantage of the wait line; the room monitor will process the line on a first-come, first-served basis.  


Featuring:


Table host

Emily Baustien

Development, Discovery Factual

Discovery Channel

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Mary Bredin

Creative Development Producer

Guru Studio

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Chika Chukudebelu Igwilo

enior Vice President, Development

BET Networks

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Zach Feldberg

Head of Scripted Digital Originals

CBC

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Athena Georgaklis

Head of Development

Corus Entertainment

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Cathy Hare

Director of Acquisitions North America

Entertainment One Television

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Marie McCann

Senior Director, CBC Kids

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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Robin Neinstein

Manager of Original Content – Scripted, Factual & Kids

Corus Entertainment

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Jenny Olson

Director, Strategy and Partnerships

Branded Entertainment Network (BEN)

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Larry Shuman

President

The Shuman Company

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Ryan St. Peters

VP, Kids & Family

Shaftesbury/Smokebomb

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Melissa Wolfe

Head, Animation Development

Amazon Studios

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