The PW5 Producer's Panel Series, Vancouver Edition

Presented by WIFTV

Date & Time: January 26th and 27th from 9:30 to 4:30
Location: The Centre for Digital Media - 685 Great Northern Way, Vancouver

This panel series examines each overlapping phase of production from development to distribution. Producers and senior industry experts share their knowledge through a series of moderated panel discussions. Each panel discussion is followed by a small group breakout session where particular questions can be addressed.

Day one will focus on the getting started, the script and development, and financing. Day two will focus on production, post-production, distribution, and marketing.

Schedule (subject to change):

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

Saturday, January 26th, 2018 from 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00 – 12:30 Panel Discussion with:

  • Matthew Cervi (Juggernaut, Cruel & Unusual, The Colony)
  • Jason James (Entanglement, That Burning Feelings, Mountain Men)
  • Alexandra Raffé (Kim’s Convenience, Mr. Young, Endgame, I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing)

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

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

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

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee

10:00 – 12:30 Panel discussion with:

  • Tara Hungerford (Scout & The Gumboot Kids, Daisy & The Gumboot Kids, I Love)
  • Tina Ouellete (Plum’s Island Explorer, Dirty Singles, Plum Landing)
  • Tim Carter (Dead Rising: Endgame, Electra Woman & Dyna Girl, Dead Rising: Watchtower)

12:30 – 1:00 Breakout Sessions

1:00 - 1:30 Lunch - provided

1:30 – 4:00 Panel discussion with:

  • Justin Young (Funny Tweets, A Brony Tale, Kevin Alejandro in Lucifer)
  • Nicola Pender (Kim’s Convenience, Somewhere Between, Some Assembly Required)
  • Emily Alden (Paper Year, Drone, Lavender)
  • Eric Y. Lapointe (And Now Global, For Laughs, Cirque du Soleil)

4:00 - 4:30 Breakout Session

Panels discussions will be moderated by writer, director, producer, Brianne Nord-Stewart.

Brianne Nord-Stewart has established her niche in creating intelligent and awkward comedies about sex. She produced and directed the very funny digital series Young & Reckless and more recently created, wrote and directed the award-winning digital series The Dangers Of Online Dating. She also wrote and directed the short film Beat Around the Bush about a 75-year old widow with Alzheimer’s who decides it’s time to have her very first orgasm ever. Her projects have travelled the world and garnered a lot of attention. Brianne Nord-Stewart is a name you are going to be hearing a lot in the next few years. 

Registration is available for one or both days, click here to register



This Producer's Panel Series has made possible thanks to the support of:

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