Thursday, March 9

2:00 PM


3:00 PM

Mary Kills People Master Class

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Dr. Mary Harris - an overworked single mom and ER Doctor by day, an Angel of Death by night. Mary Kills People highlights the complicated double life of a woman who wants to help people die on their own terms. BANFF Connect TO presents an exclusive Master Class, moderated by Cheryl Hickey, featuring the creative minds behind Mary Kills People. This Master Class will shine a spotlight on the ins and outs of creating one of television's most provocative new dramas from the creators, producers and North American broadcasters.


Cheryl Hickey
Host of ET Canada
Corus Entertainment


Tara Armstrong
Creator / Co-Executive Producer and Writer
Mary Kills People

Amy Cameron
Executive Producer
Cameron Pictures

Holly Dale
Holly Dale Productions

Jocelyn Hamilton
President, Canada eOne Television
Entertainment One Television

Meghan Hooper
SVP, Original Co-Productions and Acquisitions
A+E Networks

Rachel Nelson
Director of Original Content Drama Kids and Factual
Corus Entertainment

4:00 PM

Canadian Media Leaders

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We are proud to announce this year's Canadian Media Leaders panel. This session will feature our country’s most prominent media executives as they address the issues and opportunities facing the entertainment industry today. This year's speakers will include: Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Corus Entertainment Inc., Heather Conway, Executive Vice-President, English Services, CBC, Julie Tremblay, President and CEO of Quebecor Media Group, and Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media.

Whether you're in broadcasting, production, development, or distribution of Canadian content, this session will provide you with the insight you'll need to move forward in 2017.


Christine Shipton


Heather Conway
EVP, English Services

Randy Lennox
Bell Media

Julie Tremblay
President and CEO
Quebecor Media Group and TVA Group

Barbara Williams
Corus Entertainment

5:00 PM

Closing Cocktail Reception Presented By Aver Media Finance

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