Senior Manager, Events & Member Services
Jakub manages the CMPA’s outreach initiatives, which include professional development, member outreach and networking events.
Jakub acts as a point of contact for member inquiries and administers the CMPA’s sponsorship efforts. Additionally, Jakub works closely with the Vice-President, Communications, Marketing & Membership, supporting activities related to Prime Time, the Indiescreen Awards and other initiatives.
Prior to joining the CMPA, Jakub worked at the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) as the coordinator for marketplace and outreach initiatives. In this role, he helped deliver on all marketplace and outreach programs, initiatives, events and activities. Before his time at the CFC, he was a publicity intern at eOne, volunteered his time as a talent wrangler for benefits and awards shows, and interned in acquisitions at Ouat Media.
Jakub has an honours BA from York University—a double major in communication studies and fine arts cultural studies, with a concentration in film and television.
Among his favourite Canadian films are The F Word, Mommy, and C.R.A.Z.Y. They all share the ability pull on his heartstrings.