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One Stop Business Workshop: Pitching to Create Documentary and Factual Content – Who, When and How

May 9, 2024

CBC, CAVCO, and CMPA are hosting a 7th season of One Stop Business Workshop, a series of FREE virtual information sessions that introduce emerging independent producers and content creators from traditionally underrepresented groups in the industry (Indigenous, Black, people of colour, women, 2SLGBTQ+, and people with disabilities) to topics related to the business and financing of TV, film, and original digital content.

The May 9 session will focus on Documentary and Factual Content, with details below:

Pitching to Create Documentary and Factual Content: Who, When and How


Yasmine Abbasakoor (Production Executive, Development, CBC Unscripted)

Sheila Peacock (Production Executive, CBC Regions)

Patrice Ramsay (Senior Manager, Independent Production, Knowledge Network)

Adam Garnet-Jones (Director of TV Content and Special Events, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN))

Jim Krysko (Content Development Executive, Central Region, Accessible Media Inc. (AMI-tv))

Alexandra Roberts (Commissioning Editor, Documentaries Programming and Content, TVO)

Moderated by:

Uytae Lee (Director & Producer, About Here)