Cracking Canada: Collaborating and Producing In the Great White North

Do you consider yourself Canada-curious? Heard rumors of budget-saving tax credits and want to know more? What are the creative and cultural differences between Canada and the US that you need to know before pitching? This panel offers a comprehensive guide to doing business in Canada, on all platforms. Whether you want to sell your content to a Canadian broadcaster, collab with Canadians to bring formats to the world market, or explore co-venture opportunities – this panel covers it all (like a blanket of soft Canadian snow). Learn what the main channels are looking for, how the system works, how to save money by producing there, and with whom.


Adam Benzine – Canadian Bureau Chief, C21Media


Jennifer Dettman – Executive Director, Unscripted Content, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Maria Hale – Senior VP Global Entertainment and Content Acquisitions, Corus Entertainment

Jamie Brown – CEO & Executive Producer, Frantic Films

John Brunton – Chairman & C.E.O., Executive Producer, Insight Production Company Ltd.

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