The 2019 Members Lounge serves up an intimate setting for professional development during Canadian Screen Week. Featuring cutting-edge programming with over 75 speakers and 25 industry sessions, the Members Lounge leads the conversation as we confront The New Now.
Disruption. Diversity. New Voices. Sustainability. The seismic shifts occurring in the media sector are forcing us back to fundamentals, while technology and innovation have never been more exciting or accessible. If we push past the boundaries of “what has been” into the future of “what will be,” we can forge tomorrow’s path. Across Canada, emerging creators and industry moguls have an opportunity to come together to define our national voice and help solve the equation of The New Now.
MARCH 26, 2019 – MARCH 30, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
192 SPADINA AVE
TORONTO, ON, M5T 2C7
Schedule and Programming
The Power of the Image is an eye-opening conversation with Special Award recipient, Elizabeth Klinck, and award-winning director, Jennifer Baichwal, about the role that visual researching plays in a compelling narrative.
Post-Production Excellence on the Global Stage is a dynamic panel discussion that examines the growing global recognition of Canadian television’s post-production landscape.
Global Reach | A Story about a Web Series is an enlightening panel discussion with experts in the creative execution and proliferation of outstanding online content.
The New Guard | Dismantling the Status Quo is a candid panel discussion with a new generation of Canadian feature filmmakers who are prescribing their individual paths to success, on their own terms.
Media Entrepreneurs | Today’s Ultimate Risk Takers is an insightful panel discussion with high-level executives, who are experienced in the high stakes game of mergers and acquisitions.
Creative Collaborations on Baroness von Sketch explores the vital relationship between director, production designer, and location manager through the complicated lens of the Baroness von Sketch Show.
Cybersecurity for Indie Production Companies is a discussion tackling industry best practices on how to protect your media and your company’s sensitive materials, as well as actionable ways to prevent cybercrime.
Monetization and Diversification | Structuring your Content Portfolio examines the ways and means by which our accomplished panelists have achieved financial and critical success as independent producers in The New Now.