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Jennifer Shin

Director of Development, Comedy

CBC

A film and television producer with over 15 years of experience in the industry including such acclaimed films as Rebecca Addelman’s Paper Year and Patricia Rozema’s Mouthpiece, Shin joined CBC in the new role of Director of Development, Comedy in February 2021 from the Peabody Award-winning production company Banger Films, where she served as Head of Content and launched a scripted division. Prior to that, she was VP of Feature Film at First Generation Films, where she oversaw the development and production slate of their projects. Shin has also had a rich career in entertainment journalism, working as a producer on entertainment television shows including CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight/The Hour. Shin is the co-chair of the Reel Asian Film Festival. 


Speaking on: Speed Meetings with Buyers: Corus Entertainment, CBC, BET; 30 Minutes With: CBC Comedy; Meet the Commissioners - Speed Meetings (Group A)

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