Our Board

The Academy operates in accordance with our national by-laws and mandates set by our Board of Directors and voted on by our voting members.

Board of Directors

Martin Katz

Academy Chair

President, Prospero Pictures

John Young

Academy Vice Chair

CEO, Boat Rocker Media

Anita McOuat, CA, CPA

Academy Treasurer

Partner, PwC

Anne Fitzgerald

Academy Secretary

Chief Legal Officer, Cineplex Inc.

Don Carmody

President & Producer, Don Carmody Productions

Julie Bristow

President & CEO, Bristow Global Media

Neishaw Ali

President/Executive Producer, SPIN VFX

Paul Bronfman

Chairman/CEO, Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc.

Tracey Deer

Creator / Director / Writer / Executive Producer

Jennifer Dettman

Executive Director, Unscripted Content, CBC

Jonas Diamond

Executive Producer / CEO, Smiley Guy Studios / iThentic

Jocelyn Hamilton

President, Canada, Television, Entertainment One

Scott Henderson

Vice-President, Communications, Bell Media

Anne Marie La Traverse

Producer, Pink Sky Entertainment

Matthew McGlynn

Vice President, Brand Marketing – RBC

Noah Segal

Co-President, Elevation Pictures

Mark Slone

Executive Vice-President, Theatrical Distribution, Entertainment One

Ajay Virmani

President & CEO, Cargojet

Rules and Regulations Committees

Steve Gravestock
Senior Programmer, TIFF
Luc Déry
Producer, micro_scope
Robert Lantos
Owner, Serendipity Point Films
Warren P. Sonoda
Representative, Directors Guild of Canada
Julia Neville
International Representative, IATSE
Laurie Channer
Representative, Writers Guild of Canada
David Gale
National Council Executive, ACTRA
Jonathan Ahee
President, NABET 700 CEP
Marc Séguin
Senior Vice-President, Policy, CMPA
Mark Slone
President, SloneSoup Inc.
Christina Kubacki
Senior Director, Acquisitions, Entertainment One
Tom Alexander
Director, Theatrical Releasing, Mongrel Media
Robin Smith
President, KinoSmith
Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
Noah Segal
Co-President, Elevation Pictures Corp
Martin Katz
Founder and President, Prospero Pictures
Beth Janson
CEO, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
Patrice Lachance
Directrice, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
Caroline Christie
Editor
Chris McDonald
President, Hot Docs
Ed Barreveld
CEO, Storyline Entertainment
Jennifer Baichwal
Filmmaker, Mercury Films
Judy Holm
Owner, Markham Street Films
Nick de Pencier
Filmmaker, Mercury Films
Robin Smith
CEO, KinoSmith
Martin Katz
Founder and President, Prospero Pictures
Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
Beth Janson
CEO, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
Robin Neinstein
Original Scripted and Factual Content, Corus Entertainment
Robin Mirsky
Executive Director at Rogers Group of Funds
Scott Henderson
Vice-President, Communications, Bell Media
Jennifer Dettman
Executive Director, Unscripted Content, CBC
Judy Chun
Legal Consultant, Canada Media Fund
Marcia Douglas
Director, Business Affairs & Digital Initiatives, Canadian Media Production Association
David Gale
Councillor, ACTRA National
TW Peacocke
Representative, Directors Guild of Canada
Julia Neville
International Representative, IATSE
Jonathan Ahee
President, NABET 700 CEP
Laurie Channer
Representative, Writers Guild of Canada
Robert Lang
President, Kensington Communications
Gina Vanni
VP, Finance & Production, Take 5 Productions
Mike Bickerton
Senior Producer, Insight Productions
Marla Boltman
VP, Business & Legal Affairs, Halfire Entertainment
Anne Marie La Traverse
Producer
Jonas Diamond
Executive Producer, Smiley Guy Studios
Jarrett Sherman
President, Exec. Producer, Digital Media Strategist, Digital Howard
Marcia Douglas
Director, Business Affairs & Digital Initiatives, Canadian Media Production Association
Davin Lengyel
Founder/Producer, Space Mop
Noora Abu Eitah
Executive Producer, Secret Location
Abby Ho
Global Creative Marketing, Netflix
Kim Gibson
Consultant, Industry Initiatives (Interactive Digital Media), OMDC
Zach Feldberg
Executive in Charge of Production, Digital Originals
Sara McLaren
Director, Communications, Entertainment Specialties and Pay Publicity
Jennie Robinson Faber
Executive Director, Dames Making Games
Élise Labbé
Head, Festivals and Audience Development, National Film Board of Canada
Blair Powers
Partner, Producer and Online Creative Director, Sinking Ship Entertainment
Paul Rogers
News, CityTV
Ed Hall
Executive Producer, Sportsnet
Scott Henderson
VP, Communications, Bell Media
Anton Koschany
Executive Producer, W5
Mark Mietkiewicz
Senior Manager, CBC News
Trevor Pilling
Head of Sports Production, CBC
Nicole Durrant
Festival Coordinator, CBC
Ken Volden
VP, Exec. Producer, News and Studio Production, Bell Media
Ron Waksman
Senior Director, Global News