Participants

ADDITIONAL PARTICIPANTS TO BE ANNOUNCED!

ANTHONY ATAMANUIK

CREATOR, COMEDIAN, WRITER

Event:
– Anthony Atamanuik’s Make Canada America Again! The Trump Rally
– Political Comedy in the Pre-Apocalyptic World

REBECCA KOHLER

COMEDIAN, WRITER

Event:
– Mark Forward and Rebecca Kohler’s “Oh, Comedy!” A Canadian Perspective

MARK FORWARD

COMEDIAN, WRITER

Event:
– Mark Forward and Rebecca Kohler’s “Oh, Comedy!” A Canadian Perspective

GINA YASHERE

COMEDIAN, ACTRESS

Event:
– Gina Yashere…Saying Funny Stuff
– Political Comedy in the Pre-Apocalyptic World

BARATUNDE THURSTON

TV-HOST, AUTHOR

Event:
– Political Comedy in the Pre-Apocalyptic World
– In The Future, We’re All Dominican

ADA CHIAGHANA

DIRECTOR, HALF HOUR PROGRAMMING – HBO

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD & More

ADAM RAY

COMEDIAN, PODCAST HOST

Event:
– About Last Night Podcast

ALEC BOTNICK

SVP COMEDY DEVELOPMENT – CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS

Event:
– Laughing Your Way To Success: A Focus On Comedy Programming For TV

AMY DOTSON

DEPUTY DIRECTOR & HEAD OF PROGRAMMING – IFP

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD and More

ANDREW BARNSLEY

PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – PROJECT 10 PRODUCTIONS

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD and More (Moderator)

ASHLEY GOLDEN

DIRECTOR, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING – TBS

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD & More

BARRY KATZ

PRODUCER, PODCAST HOST, TALENT MANAGER

Event:
– Industry Standard w/ Barry Katz

BEN RELLES

HEAD OF UNSCRIPTED PROGRAMMING – YOUTUBE ORIGINALS

Event:
– Beyond the Box: Playing it Short

BILLY ROSENBERG

DIRECTOR, HEAD OF COMEDY ORIGINALS – HULU

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD & More

BRENT BUTT

CREATOR – CORNER GAS ANIMATED

Event:
– Creators of Primetime Animation

COLIN DAVIS

SENIOR DIRECTOR, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING – TBS

Event:
– Laughing Your Way to Success: A Focus On Comedy Programming For TV

DAVID SLEVEN

VP, COMEDY DEVELOPMENT – NBC ENTERTAINMENT

Event:
– Laughing Your Way to Success: A Focus On Comedy Programming For TV

DREW BALDWIN

FOUNDER, CEO – TUBEFILTER & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – STREAMY AWARDS

Event:
– Beyond the Box: Playing it Short (Moderator)

ERIN VON SCHONFELDT

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, TALENT – LEVITY LIVE

Event:
– Comedy Club Bookers: The Gatekeepers of Comedy

GINA KWON

CO-HEAD OF COMEDY/HALF-HOUR TV – AMAZON STUDIOS

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD & More

GINA REYES

VICE PRESIDENT, SCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT – MITÚ

Event:
– In Short Supply? Comedy and Diversity on the Web

JEFF SINGER

TV PRODUCER, HEAD U.S. TALENT SCOUT – JUST FOR LAUGHS

Event:
– Comedy Club Bookers: The Gatekeepers of Comedy

JENELLE RILEY

DEPUTY AWARDS, FEATURES EDITOR – VARIETY

Event:
– Variety 10 Comics to Watch (Moderator)

JENNIFER DANIELSON

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, DIGITAL – COMEDY CENTRAL

Event:
– In Short Supply? Comedy and Diversity on the Web

JONATHAN GABAY

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, COMEDY DEVELOPMENT & PROGRAMMING – FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD & More

JUDAH FRIEDLANDER

COMEDIAN, ACTOR, AUTHOR

Event:
– Judah Friedlander: America… Still Number One
– Political Comedy in the Pre-Apocalyptic World

JUSTIN STOCKMAN

VP, PAY AND OTT SERVICES – BELL MEDIA

Event:
– Bell Media: The Multi-Channel Approach to Comedy

KESILA CHILDERS

VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT – POWDERKEG

Event:
– Beyond the Box: Playing it Short

KEVIN BARTON

DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMING – SNACKABLETV

Event:
– Bell Media: The Multi-Channel Approach to Comedy

LAURA FISCHER

CEO – POWDERKEG

Event:
– In Short Supply? Comedy and Diversity on the Web

MARC GROSSMAN

OWNER – HELIUM COMEDY CLUB

Event:
– Comedy Club Bookers: The Gatekeepers of Comedy

MARK BRESLIN

CEO, FOUNDER – YUK YUK’S INC.

Event:
– Comedy Club Bookers: The Gatekeepers of Comedy

MIKE VEERMAN

HOST – THE MIKE ON MUCH PODCAST

Event:
– Bell Media: The Multi-Channel Approach to Comedy

NATHAN KLOKE

HEAD OF PRODUCTION – ABOVE AVERAGE

Event:
– Beyond the Box: Playing it Short

PETER GIRARDI

EVP – BLUE RIBBON CONTENT
EVP, ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING – WARNER BROS, ANIMATION

Event:
– Creators of Primetime Animation

SARAH FOWLIE

DIRECTOR, COMEDY ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING – BELL MEDIA 

Event:
– Bell Media: The Multi-Channel Approach to Comedy

SARAH WEAVER

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING, SPECIALITY CHANNELS – BELL MEDIA

Event:
– From Set to Screen: TV, OTT, SVOD & More

SPENCER GRIFFIN

CREATIVE EXECUTIVE – STOOPID BUDDY STOODIOS

Event:
– Beyond the Box: Playing It Short

WENDE CURTIS

CEO – COMEDY WORKS

Event:
– Comedy Club Bookers: The Gatekeepers of Comedy