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Professional Development for Producers

WIFTV Presents the Producer's Panel Series 

**The Producer's Panel Series is full. Please email us at to be added to the waitlist. Refunds will be issued upon request until January 25th.**

Date & Time:  January 27th and 28th from 9:30 to 4:30
Location:  The Centre for Digital Media - 685 Great Northern Way, Vancouver

Through a series of panel discussions with experienced producers, each overlapping phase of production from development to distribution will be covered through the examination of case studies, presentations, and discussion.

Day one will focus on the production company, the script and development and financing and day two will focus on production, post-production, distribution, and marketing. Each moderated panel discussion will include at least two experienced Vancouver producers and an Entertainment lawyer. 


Day One: The Production Company; The Script and Development; Financing

Saturday January 27th, 2018 from 9:30AM - 4:30PM 

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00 – 12:30 Panel Discussion with:

12:30 – 1:00 Breakout session

1:-00 – 1:30 Lunch - provided

1:30 - 4:00  Panel discussion with:

4:00 - 4:30 Breakout Session 

For Panelist Bio's click here. 

Day Two: Production; Post-Production; Distribution; Marketing

Sunday January 28th, 2018 from 9:30AM - 4:30PM 

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00 – 12:30 Panel discussion with:

12:30 – 1:00 Breakout Sessions

1:00 - 1:30 Lunch - provided

1:30 – 4:00 Panel discussion with:

4:00 - 4:30 Breakout Session 

*Tentative schedule, subject to change  

Panels discussions will be moderated by emerging producer, Rachelle Chartrand. 

Rachelle Chartrand is an award-winning screenwriter, author, producer and past-president of WIFTV. She has been involved in the film industry for over fifteen years, first as a creative producer of numerous short films, including a co-production shot in South Korea, and now as a full-time screenwriter and script consultant. Rachelle has recently launched her own production company, My Precious Pictures, and is in active development of her first feature film, CHAINED, with award-winning writer/director Titus Heckel.


Centre for Digital Media