With offices in Toronto and Los Angeles, Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television and digital platforms, sold in 120 countries worldwide. Shaftesbury's slate includes David Shore's new series Houdini & Doyle for Sony Pictures Television, Shaw Media, ITV and Fox; thriller series Slasher for Super Channel and Chiller; and 10 seasons of Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, UKTV and ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment.
Reynolds Mastin works on behalf of our members to develop strategic relationships with key external stakeholders, both nationally and internationally. These include among others, the CRTC, the federal government, broadcasters, distributors and exhibitors, which serve to facilitate the promotion and stimulus of the Canadian production industry to ensure the continued success of Canada's independent production sector and a future for Canadian content.
Marc Séguin joined the CMPA in 2004. In his role as Senior Vice-President of Policy, Marc oversees all the organization’s policy initiatives, including all issues related to feature film. Before joining the CMPA, Marc held a number of increasingly senior positions in the Public Service of Canada between the late 1980s and 2001.
Liz Shorten has been working to build capacity in the film, television and digital media sectors for the past 20 years. In her role at the CMPA-BC, Liz advocates for BC companies, creates policies and strategies to assist in industry growth, and organizes industry development initiatives. Liz has held senior positions at the Ontario Film Development Corporation, British Columbia Film, and CBC Television.
Erin provides legal advice and strategic direction for the CMPA and our members on a wide range of matters, including Terms of Trade, Canada Media Fund policies and guidelines, and the changing role of copyright in our ever-shifting media landscape. She also advocates on behalf of our members to help ensure that Canada’s independent media producers are supported and promoted so that world-class content continues to thrive in Canada and around the world.