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Friday, November 5 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Buyer Panel

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Join moderator Deb Wainwright for a candid discussion with some of Canada's broadcasters on how they are now developing Canadian IP.  

Moderators
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Rob Hardy

President, Fireworks Media Group
Robert Hardy is President, Canada of Fireworks Media Group. A seasoned television writer andproducer, he is also the producer and showrunner of Fireworks’ hit History Channel / Netflixdocumentary series Big Timber; producer and executive producer of HGTV’s The PamelaAnderson Home... Read More →

Speakers
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Heather Williamson

Production Executive, Original Programming, Factual & Reality, Bell Media
As Production Executive for Bell Media’s Original Programming, Factual and Reality,  Heather Williamson oversees a production and development slate that includes the Discovery Canada hit series HIGHWAY THRU HELL, HEAVY RESCUE: 401, and UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: SECRET HISTORY, as well... Read More →
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Christina Willings

Producer, TELUS STORYHIVE
Christina is Snr Production Executive with the TELUS original team, which funds independently produced mid-length and long form documentaries and doc series for TELUS Optik VOD and web platforms.Recent TELUS original titles include Dark Cloud:  The High Cost of Cyberbullying... Read More →
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Brad Danks

OUTtv Media Global Inc.
Since 2016, Brad Danks, J.D, has been the CEO of OUTtv Media Global Inc., ("OMG") theworld's largest producer and aggregator of original LGBTQ+ film and television content.Brad began his career as an entertainment lawyer with a distinguished practice thatincluded working for many US and International Studios, Broadcasters and Financiers ofentertainment content. He joined... Read More →
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Kathleen Meek

Manager, Original Content, Scripted and Factual, Corus
Kathleen Meek is Manager, Original Content, Scripted and Factual for Corus Entertainment. Inthis capacity, she is responsible for a portfolio of original scripted and factual series for GlobalTelevision, History® Canada, Showcase, Adult Swim and W. She is Production Executive onGlobal’s... Read More →


Friday November 5, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Asia Pacific Hall Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue