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Spotlight

Monday, June 12

12:30 PM

Spotlight: Roku (12:30pm - 1:15pm)

Mount Stephen Hall

Join us for a conversation with Roku’s David Eilenberg, Jennifer Vaux, and Brian Tannenbaum,as David dives into his new role as Head of Content, and the Roku team shares insights on its recently revamped content team. Explore how Roku Media is forming its strategic shape and learn more about The Roku Channel Canada’s role within this broader strategy. The discussion will also focus on Roku Media’s core business elements including scripted, non-scripted, and content acquisition, as well as the content team’s vision and windowing strategies for key content. There may also be exciting updates on a few The Roku Channel Canadian favourites.

Moderating:


Jordan Pinto

North American Editor

C21 Media

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Featuring:

David Eilenberg

Vice President and Head of Content

Roku

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Brian Tannenbaum

Head, Roku Originals

Roku

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Jennifer Vaux

VP, Content Acquisition & Programming

Roku

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2:30 PM

Spotlight: Blue Ant Media (2:30pm - 3:15pm)

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BANFF’s Spotlight sessions are designed to give executives at the world's most exciting content platforms the stage to reveal their programming priorities and needs. Executives will reveal everything producers need to know – what they are looking for in content, what's working and what's not and how best to engage with them – and delegates can participate in a Q&A at the end.

Moderating:


Manori Ravindran

London correspondent

Variety

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Featuring:

Solange Attwood

CEO & Co-Founder

Blue Ant Media Inc

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Laura Michalchyshyn

Chief Creative Officer Blue Ant Media

Blue Ant Media

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Jamie Schouela

President, Global Channels and Media

Blue Ant Media Inc

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Tuesday, June 13

1:00 PM

Spotlight: CBC (1:00pm - 1:45pm)

Mount Stephen Hall

BANFF’s Spotlight sessions are designed to give executives at the world's most exciting content platforms the stage to reveal their programming priorities and needs. Executives will reveal everything producers need to know – what they are looking for in content, what's working and what's not and how best to engage with them – and delegates can participate in a Q&A at the end.


Moderating:


Kelly Townsend

Editor

Playback

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Featuring:

Jennifer Dettman

Executive Director, Unscripted Content

CBC

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Trish Williams

Executive Director, Scripted Content

CBC

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2:00 PM

Spotlight: Fremantle (2:00pm - 2:45pm)

Mount Stephen Hall

BANFF’s Spotlight sessions are designed to give executives at the world's most exciting content platforms the stage to reveal their programming priorities and needs. Executives will reveal everything producers need to know – what they are looking for in content, what's working and what's not and how best to engage with them – and delegates can participate in a Q&A at the end.


Moderating:


Mark Bishop

Co-President, Blue Ant Studios

marblemedia

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Featuring:

Michela Di Mondo

EVP Distribution and Sales, Canada

Fremantle

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Lisa Honig

Senior EVP Program Distribution, North America

Fremantle

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Jens Richter

CEO Commercial and International

Fremantle

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3:00 PM

Spotlight: Hallmark Media (3:00pm - 3:45pm)

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BANFF’s Spotlight sessions are designed to give executives at the world's most exciting content platforms the stage to reveal their programming priorities and needs. Executives will reveal everything producers need to know – what they are looking for in content, what's working and what's not and how best to engage with them – and delegates can participate in a Q&A at the end.

Moderating:


John Morayniss

Chief Executive Officer

Blink49 Content Inc

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Featuring:

Suzanne Berger

VP of Production

NESHAMA Entertainment

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Charles Cooper

President

Front Street Pictures

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Jimmy Holcomb

VP of Production

Hallmark Media

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Randy Pope

SVP, Physical Production

Hallmark Media

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4:00 PM

Spotlight: Bell Media (4:00pm - 4:45pm)

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BANFF’s Spotlight sessions are designed to give executives at the world's most exciting content platforms the stage to reveal their programming priorities and needs. Executives will reveal everything producers need to know – what they are looking for in content, what's working and what's not and how best to engage with them – and delegates can participate in a Q&A at the end.

Moderating:


Karen Tsang

SVP Creative Affairs/Executive Producer

Pier 21 Films

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Featuring:

Sarah Fowlie

Head of Production, Original Programming

Bell Media

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Rachel Goldstein-Couto

Head of Development, Original Programming

Bell Media

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