Members Receive Exclusive Access at BANFF 

AMPIA Members Partake in one-on-one sessions with top Broadcast Executives.

AMPIA teamed up with On Screen Manitoba and New Media Manitoba to provide our members with exclusive access to industry executives at the 2015 Banff World Media Festival.  Members were offered one-on-one sessions with representatives from Sundance TV, TNT/TBS, A+E Networks, Comedy Central, MTV and more!

AMPIA members also received a discount on registration for the Banff World Media Festival, providing Alberta’s media professionals with insightful and inspiring panel discussions and master classes from leading icons in television and digital media production.

AMPIA’s Lindsey McNeill with Carlton Cuse (Creator of Bates Motel) and WIFTA President Patricia Meilleur.

Exclusive Opportunity for AMPIA Members at Banff

The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA), On Screen Manitoba and New Media Manitoba are teaming up to offer their members attending the 2015 Banff World Media Festival exclusive access to meet with industry executives for 1-on-1 meetings. Meeting spots will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis with a maximum of two meetings per member.

The following executives are confirmed:

  1. Nicole DeFusco, Head of Alternative Programming / VP, Programming & Development, Sundance TV
  2. David Eilenberg,  SVP Unscripted & Business Development, TNT/TBS
  3. Ian Friedman, VP Original Programming and Development, Comedy Central
  4. Meghan Hooper-White, VP Acquisitions for Lifetime,  A+E Networks
  5. Rashida Jeeva, General Manager, The Huffington Post
  6. Christopher Keenan, VP Creative & Executive Producer, HIT Entertainment
  7. Hilary Leavitt, Scripted Development Executive, BBC America
  8. Paul Ricci SVP/Head, Programming & Development, MTV
  9. Grant Ross, EVP, Global Creative Development & Format Acquisition, ZodiakMedia
  10. Thomas von Hennet, VP International Co-Production & Documentaries, ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland

In order to request a meeting, please send the list of your top four executives to Catherine Dulude at catherine@onscreenmanitoba.com by noon May 26. We will do our best to accommodate your request. Each meeting will be 15 minutes and must be pre-booked.

When: Monday June 8, 2015, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Ivor Petrak Room, Banff Springs Hotel

Alberta Media Production Industries Association