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Our team

Executive team

Damon D’Oliveira

Chair, CMPA Board of Directors

Reynolds Mastin

President and CEO

Liz Shorten

Chief Operating Officer

Rob Searle

Chief Financial Officer

Alain Strati

Senior Vice-President, Industry, Policy and General Counsel


Ottawa office

Paulina Abarca-Cantin

Director, Policy and Research

613-688-0948

Ladane Ali

Coordinator, Mentorship, International Development and Policy

613-688-0950

Debra Bullis

Office Manager – Ottawa

613-604-9701

Nicole Cheng

Vice-President, Finance and Facilities

613-688-0951

Sarolta Csete

Director, Mentorship and International Development

613-688-0952

Tracy Holloway

Data and Business Analyst

613-690-0901

Emily Holtby

Senior Director, Government and Stakeholder Relations

613-688-0946

Kanwal Karim

Controller

613-688-0947

Lisa Moreau

Director, Member Services and Special Events

613-690-0900

Prema Raj

Accounting Coordinator

613-688-0957

Stephanie Ritter

Manager, Government Relations and Policy

343-700-1208

Rob Searle

Chief Financial Officer

613-688-0947

Tsenu Zelleke

Media Relations and Communications Consultant

613-690-0902


Toronto office

Andrew Addison

Vice-President, Communications, Marketing and Membership

647-789-2491

Indira Balkissoon

Coordinator, Business Affairs and Policy

647-249-4440

Lisa Broadfoot

Vice-President, Industry and Business Affairs

416-304-0286

Gamiela Fereg

Senior Manager, Media Relations and Communications

647-789-2490

Samia Hussein

Director, National Industrial Relations and Associate Counsel

416-304-0281

Jakub Jasinski

Senior Manager, Events and Member Services

647-558-1360

Sarah Jesson

Manager, Executive Office and Board Secretary

647-695-2477

Arika Jiang

Coordinator, Marketing and Communications

647-558-1413

Chris Kelsey

Lead, Human Resources

647-558-1466

Gillian Manchee

Coordinator, National Industrial Relations

Reynolds Mastin

President and CEO

Sean Porter

Vice-President, National Industrial Relations and Counsel

647-797-1856

Christine Rutherford

Senior Manager, National Industrial Relations

416-304-0278

Clare Bradley-Smyth

Manager, Business Affairs

416-304-0279

Alain Strati

Senior Vice-President, Industry, Policy and General Counsel


Vancouver office

Simran Dhinjal

Finance and Administrative Coordinator, BC Branch

604-694-2716

Tracey Friesen

Managing Vice-President, BC Producers Branch

778-654-5951

Raila Gutman

Director, Member Development, BC Producers Branch

604-694-2717

Jason Lee

Vice-President, BC Industrial Relations

604-694-2712

Ryan MacArthur

Manager, BC Finance and Facilities

604-694-2710

Tereza Olivero

Director, BC Industrial Relations

604 694-2713

Liz Shorten

Chief Operating Officer

604-694-2711

Jeremy Sorensen

Coordinator, BC Industrial Relations

604-694-2715


CMPA Board of Directors

The CMPA’s Board of Directors represents producers working in all genres, in every region of the country. Directors serve a two-year term. We strive for a board of talented and dedicated directors with a mix of expertise, experience, skills and backgrounds.

From left to right: Sébastien Pigeon, Tom Cox, Anne Loi, Archita Ghosh, Michelle Wong, Anand Ramayya, Vanessa Steinmetz, Elysse Goldman, Josette D. Normandeau, Steven Thibault, Maria Armstrong, Lauren Corber, Kate Sangster-Poole, Emily Alden, Nelson Kuo-Lee, Mark Bishop, Darcy Waite, Aren Prupas, Ann Bernier, Kyle Irving, Sarah Nathanson, Damon D’Oliveira, Amy Cameron, Allison White, Haydn Wazelle; absent: Vince Commisso, Erin Haskett, Jennifer Holness, Marc Tetreault

Emily Alden

Brightlight Pictures

British Columbia

Maria Armstrong

Vice-Chair, Regulatory

Big Coat Media

Ontario

Ann Bernier

Vice-Chair, Member Development & Services

Auguste Content

Atlantic

Mark Bishop

Secretary

marblemedia

Ontario

Amy Cameron

Cameron Pictures Inc.

Ontario

Vince Commisso

9 Story Media Group

Ontario

Lauren Corber

LoCo Motion Pictures

Ontario

Tom Cox

Director Emeritus

Seven24 Films

Alberta

Damon D’Oliveira

Chair

Conquering Lion Pictures

Ontario

Archita Ghosh

Rezolution Pictures

Quebec

Elysse Goldman

Shaftesbury

Ontario

Erin Haskett

Immediate Past Chair

Lark Productions Inc.

British Columbia

Jennifer Holness

Vice-Chair, Restructuring, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI)

Hungry Eyes Media

Ontario

Kyle Irving

Vice-Chair, Industrial Relations

Eagle Vision

Manitoba

Nelson Kuo-Lee

Blink49 Studios Inc.

Ontario

Anne Loi

WildBrain

Ontario

Sarah Nathanson

Treasurer

Thunderbird Entertainment

British Columbia

Josette D. Normandeau

Ideacom International

Quebec

Sébastien Pigeon

Sphere Media

Quebec

Aren Prupas

Vice-Chair, Television

Muse Entertainment

Quebec

Anand Ramayya

Karma Film Inc.

Saskatchewan

Kate Sangster-Poole

Cineflix Media Inc.

Ontario

Vanessa Steinmetz

Vice-Chair, Content

Pier 21 Films Ltd.

Ontario

Marc Tetreault

Shut Up & Colour Pictures Inc.

Nova Scotia

Steven Thibault

Screen Siren Pictures

British Columbia

Darcy Waite

Turtle Mountain Media

Manitoba

Haydn Wazelle

Tabula Dada Productions

British Columbia

Allison White

Vice-Chair, Feature Film

Sara Fost Pictures

Atlantic

Michelle Wong

SEVEN24 Films

Alberta


BC Branch Council

The BC Branch Council focuses on issues of concern to CMPA members in BC. And while CMPA-BC has its own by-laws and Branch Council, it abides by the rules, regulations and direction of the CMPA. The Branch Council meets on a monthly basis.

Top, left to right: Michelle Morris, Andrew Williamson, Kim Dent Wilder, Joy Haskell, Emily Alden, Tex Antonucci, Sabrina Roc; bottom, left to right: Trevor Hodgson, Cathy Schoch; absent: Shyam Valera, Lori Massini