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2023 Jury

Grand Jury

Mo Abudu
Chief Executive Officer
EbonyLife Media


SVP, Head of Unscripted Programming

Peter Gal
Chief Creative Officer, Television
DreamWorks Animation

Cynthia Kennedy
VP Distribution
Incendo & Quebecor Content

Mark Linsey
Managing Director, Scripted

Jacqueline Sacerio
Executive Vice President & Co-Head, Development, Scripted Television, U.S.
Entertainment One Television

Beatrice Springborn
President, UCP and Universal International Studios
Universal Studio Group


Susan Alexander
Production Executive, Original Content, Scripted
Corus Entertainment

Tina Apostolopoulos
Senior Production Executive, Original Programming, Unscripted and Features
Bell Media

Catie Asip
Associate Director, Content
PBS Kids

Solange Attwood
EVP, International
Blue Ant Media Inc

Alexandre Avon
VP Global Distribution

Alison Barrat
SVP, Production & Development
Love Nature

Giuliana Benvenuto
Manager, Acquisitions, North America
Cineflix Rights

Lauren Bercovitch
Head of Production
Kelly & Kelly

Brenda Bisner
Chief Content Officer

Cara Bleskie
Senior Manager Development Nelvana Studio
Nelvana Ltd

Avril Blondelot
Head of Content Insight

Ryan Bowman
Manager of Current Programming
Universal Studio Group

Nancy-Wren Bradshaw
Manager of Development & Production, Magnolia Network
Warner Bros. Discovery

Rene Brar
Head of Development (Scripted & Unscripted)
Big Time Decent Productions

Katie Brewer
Director of Production, Factual Entertainment and Events
BBC Studios

Bettina Brinkmann
Co-Founder, Keeno

Melissa Campbell
Contentum Consulting & Management

Jonathan Cane
Development Executive

Lynne Carter
Manager, Original Content, Lifestyle
Corus Entertainment

Vanessa Case
SVP Global Head of Unscripted Production, Vice Studios & Pulse Films
VICE Studios

Arianna Castoldi
Head of Doc Sales
Mediawan Rights

Wissam Chahine
Producer/Director, Head of Production
Orbit Productions, Orbit TV Network

Candice Chambers
VP, Franchise Management
9 Story Media Group

Julie Choi
Agent, Unscripted Talent & Content

Olimpia Ciribe
Director, Content Strategy & Acquisitions
Sony Pictures Television

Aubrey Clarke
Commissioning Executive | BBC Children’s 7+

Sidney Clifton
SVP of Animation and Mixed Media
The Jim Henson Company


Controller of Factual
ITV White City

Sumi Connock
Creative Director of Formats
BBC Studios

Mike Cosentino
President & Executive Producer

Simon Cox
EVP Content & Acquisitions
Banijay Rights

Oneida Crawford
Director of Development, Scripted
Muse Entertainment Enterprises Inc

Greg Crompton
Artaban Productions

Amanda Culkowski
Vice President, Music Program Development
MTV Global

Alice Curie
Acquisitions & Co-Productions Coordinator - Kids EMEA
Warner Bros. Discovery France

Alexa De la Cruz
Manager of Content Strategy & Acquisition
Sony Pictures Television

Julien Degroote
EVP, Head of Content Development

Connie Dercho
Executive Producer
Holiday United Group Entertainment

Tina Dobbelaere
Development Producer
Intuitive Content

Manpreet Dosanjh
Executive Producer
Sky Drama

Lisa Ducharme
Director of Online Content
APTN Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Inc.

Delphine Dumont
Chief Commercial Officer
Banijay Kids and Family

Brook Ellis
Factual Development Producer
Omnifilm Entertainment

Kelsey Espensen
Director of Unscripted Development

Victoria Fah
Development Executive, Creative & Strategy
Anyway Content

Beth Fraikorn
Executive Producer
Compulsion Entertainment

Zara Frankel
Senior Director, Programming & Development

Sioned Geraint
Content Commissioner - Children and Learners

Frank Gerdes
Head of Culture

Tommy Gillespie
Senior Director

Michela Giorelli
VP, Production & Development
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Dominic Girard
Executive Producer
Pacific Content (Rogers Media)

Dan Goldsack
EVP of Development
Magical Elves Productions

Alfred Gomez
Director, Programming and Development
Blind Nil

Allison Grace
Executive Producer
Fall From Grace Productions Inc.

Gwenllian Gravelle
Head of Scripted
S4C International

Helen Greatorex
Head of Format Acquisitions
Banijay Group

Manny Groneveldt
Director & Executive Producer, Entertainment Production and DEI Content
Bell Media

Phil Gurin
President & CEO, The Gurin Company
The Gurin Company

Thorsten Haas
Head of Strategic Development Entertainment
ZDF Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen

Jonas Kryger Hansen
Head of Strategy Children
DR TV/Danish Broadcasting Corporation

Sara Hansen
Formats Activity Manager

Kyle Harris
Director, Acquisitions

Paul Heaney
BossaNova Media

Rodrigo Herrera Ibarguengoytia
Senior Scripted Acquisition and Co-Production Manager
Red Arrow Studios International GmbH

Lisa Higginson
Senior Director, Acquisitions & Partnerships

Naimah Holmes
Hot Snakes Media

Nicholas Horton
Development Exec
Fast Lane Productions

Kirsten Hurd
Executive Producer

David Hutchinson
Senior Creative Producer

Niam Itani
Acquisitions Manager, TRT World
TRT World

Philip Jackson
Co-Founder, President
Starfield Independent Studios Inc

Andrew Johnson
Executive Producer
Melki Films inc

Lisa Jones
GM, GBH Kids
WGBH Educational Foundation

Gwen Jones McCauley
Director, Global Distribution
CBC Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Audrey Kamga
Sales Manager
ARTE France

Elizabeth Kantor
Director of Development
Cineflix Productions Inc.

Sylvia Kocman
Manager, Distribution
Attraction Distribution

Katrina Kowalski
VP Content, Paramount+ and Pluto TV, Canada

Anna Kozanecka
Head of Film Programming and Acquisitions, Telewizja Polsat
Cyfrowy Polsat S.A.

Grazyna Krupa
Senior Manager Unscripted & Arts

Navi Lamba
Head of Development

Paige Lansky
Development Associate
SEVEN24 Films

Su Lei

Jennifer Liang
VP, Acquisitions, Programming & Sales

Amanda Lloyd
Former HBO Max, Manager of Drama Originals
Warner Bros. Discovery


GVP Content EMEA
Warner Bros. Discovery Spain

Laura Luckenbaugh
Former Director, International Programming and Development, AMC Networks
AMC Networks

Andrew Lutin
Director, Original Programming, Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, Paramount Network

Mohan Mandali
VP of Development and Production
Fabel Entertainment

Ari Mark
Ample Entertainment

Jenn Mason
Marketing & Communications Executive

Sabina McNally
Former Senior Acquisitions Manager
Warner Bros. Discovery

Kathleen Meek
Manager, Original Content, Scripted & Factual
Corus Entertainment Inc

Nicole Mendes
VP, Scripted Devlopment
Lark Productions

Gary Milne
Head of Content Development
Banijay Kids and Family

Tom Misselbrook
SVP, Scripted Sales and Development
Cineflix Rights

Sandra Murphy
VP Content Sales & Co-Productions
BBC Studios Canada Limited

Tim Mutimer
CEO, Rights
Cineflix Rights

Catherine Nebauer
Head of Kids Production
Northern Pictures

Selina Nederhand
SVP and Co-Networks Head of Content Strategy
Sony Pictures Television

Malin Nevander
Head of Development
SVT Swedish Television

Debbie Pacheco
Senior Producer
Antica Productions

Dea Perez
Senior Manager Content Acquisitions

Silvia Perez Chavarria
General Director of Media and Audiovisual Content Analysis
Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones

Patrick Phelan
Director of World Sales
Leonine Studios

Martin Pieper
Commissioning Editor and Head of Current Affairs Contemporary History ZDF & Arte
ZDF Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen

Christian Poccard
VP of Programmes & Acquisitions
Eurochannel Inc

Miroslav Radojevic
Sales Director (MENA, Africa)
Global Telif Haklari Yapimcilik TIC. A.S (Global Agency)

Yasmin Rawji
EVP, Unscripted - Network
FOX Entertainment

Katrina Ray
Acquisitions Manager
ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Elen Rhys

Juno Rinaldi
Short Straw Productions

Lanita Ririnui
Executive Director
Nga Aho Whakaari Māori In Screen

Monica Rodman
EVP, Alternative Development
Universal Television Alternative Studio

Chris Rose
VP Production & Development Kids & Family
Nickelodeon UK

Carlotta Rossi Spencer
Head, Branded Content Business Development
Banijay Rights

Jasmine Russ
VP of Development and Production
Fabel Entertainment

Khaled Sabbour
Founder & President
East Liberty Entertainment

Kate Sanagan
Head of Sales and Distribution
Sinking Ship Entertainment

Shaleen Sangha
VP Content, Kids & Family
Boat Rocker

Stefania Scarfo
Head of Content Planning & Strategy

Nathan Schram
Vice President, Development
Nickelodeon Animation Studios

Carolina Sefair
Metro Television

Sarah Shriver
VP Marketing & Programming Sales FAST & VOD
BBC Studios Americas Inc.

Deborah Skeffington
Acquisitions Manager

Annamaria Sofillas
Head of Programming

Ellen Solberg
Director of Content
Sandbox Kids

Nick Solowski
Senior Director, International Sales and Acquisitions
Blue Ant Media Inc

Anke Stoll
VP, Acquisitions and Co-productions
Keshet International

Marianne Styger
Cineplex Entertainment

Sera Tabb
Head of Global Television
Wattpad Webtoon

Carlene Tan
Director, Original Productions & Development, Kids (apac)
Warner Bros. Discovery

Elisabeth Tangen
Executive Producer, International Co-production
NRK Drama

Kate Thomas
Former Commissioning Editor, Daytime and Features
Channel 4

Beatriz Tompson
Senior Manager Acquisitions & Co-Productions, Kids & Family LATAM
Warner Bros. Discovery

Claire Tonkin
Head of Drama

Elizabeth Trojian
Noodle Factory Post

Geoff Turner
Senior Producer

Adaora Udoji
Vice President, Programming & Operations

Monica Valdes
Director, Programming & Development
Warner Bros. Discovery

Zane Valeniece
Head of Acquisitions
Latvian Television

Kayla Van Scoy
Development Coordinator, ID Network
ID, Warner Bros. Discovery

Andrea Varsany
Associate Producer
Antica Productions

Amanda Vaughan
Production Executive, Corus Kids
Corus Entertainment Inc

Laurene Voilliot
Head of Sales and Acquisitions
ONLY DISTRIBUTION - Only Science, Only Lifestyle

Vicky Walker
Schedule Manager – Drama & Alibi

Elizabeth Waybright Taylor
VP, Development
Disney Television Animation

Charlie Webster
SVP Original Programming, Head of Documentary and Audio
Pilgrim Media Group/Lionsgate

Andrea Whyte
Senior Commercial Manager, Content Acquisitions
Virgin Media

Llinos Wynne
Head Documentaries and Specialist Factual

Michele Zatta
Commissioning Editor in Charge of International Co-productions
Rai Fiction

Cyle Zezo
Executive Producer