Virtually Meet the Decision Makers
Presented by Creative Saskatchewan
Looking for the right partner or buyer for your project? Sit down with broadcasters, development executives, distributors and executive producers to find out what they’re looking for, ask questions and talk about your projects.
Dec 8, 10 AM – 11 AM
Will Dixon – Program Manager/Production Executive – Rogers Media
Dec 8, 11 AM – Noon
Jon Montes – Producer, North West Studio – NFB
Dec 9, 10 AM – 11 AM
Tom Hastings – Director, Original Programming, Drama – Bell Media
Dec 9, 11 AM – Noon
Zach Feldberg – Executive in Charge of Production, Digital Originals – CBC
Dec 10, 10 AM – 11 AM
Tina Apostolopoulos – Production Executive, Original Programming, Factual and Reality – Bell Media
Dec 10, 11 AM – Noon
Sam Linton – VP, Head of Original Content – Blue Ant Media
Dec 11, 11 AM – Noon
Katie Wilson – Vice President, Channels and Curation / Veronica Manzerolle – Programming & Acquisitions Manager – WildBrain
Dec 15, 11 AM – Noon
Leslie Birchard – Executive in Charge of Production, CBC Docs – CBC
All times are Central Standard Time.
Following each presentation we will have a limited amount of one-on-one meetings with for you to discuss your projects with them.
For 73 years the Yorkton Film Festival has been providing Canadian short films, year-round, to audiences. The YFF is contributing to assisting families as we go through Covid 19, by offering free at home delivery (within Yorkton) or mail to other locations, of great short films. Click to the link to see the Children/Youth Productions and order information.
Sponsored by RBC Foundation
The RBC Yorkton Film Festival Mentorship Program is a two year initiative designed with the intent of connecting emerging filmmakers with mentors to provide them with a yearlong mentorship to help guide their careers into the national film and television arena.
In addition to our annual festival, YFF offers numerous opportunities to connect great Canadian cinema with audiences. This includes partnership with local and provincial organizations to host regular screenings of films submitted to YFF, a local film club held from October through March, and our Golden Sheaf Awards Tour DVDs.
All of our events are held free of charge and open to all. Check out our events calendar to find out when our next event is being held.
YFF has a small, but dedicated, group of staff working to ensure the best possible festival experience. Our staff is able to help you with any questions, concerns, or ideas you may have about our festival. Feel free to check out our staff directory to find the right person to get in touch with.