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The land of the free and the home of the brave is increasingly becoming the land of milk and honey for British prodcos, as U.S. cable and broadcast nets look ...
January 20, 2014

The land of the free and the home of the brave is increasingly becoming the land of milk and honey for British prodcos, as U.S. cable and broadcast nets look across the Atlantic for top production talent. But as many U.K. producers find out, when it comes to making a mark in America, one needs to learn how differences in culture and in ways of working can impact the partnership. In this entertaining and enlightening session, hear from British producers who have taken on the challenge and won, and maybe learn a bit more about your potential partners from across the pond.


David Lyle

CEO

National Geographic Channels
MODERATOR


Danny Fenton

CEO

Zig Zag Productions


Debbie Manners

Managing Director
Keo Films


John McVay

Chief Executive

PACT


Jane Root

CEO

Nutopia


Mark Soldinger

CEO

Firecracker Films

Click here to register online or contact Joel Pinto at 416-408-2300 x650.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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