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Creative Forum

● 3 Day Creative Forum: May 30 – June 1, 2024 ●
Creative Forum (Film & Television): May 30 – 31, 2024
Creative Forum (Digital Media): May 31 – June 1, 2024

Beyond showcasing the finest international and Canadian films across four enriching days, BMFM is set to host two dynamic Creative Forums specifically designed for film, TV, & Digital Industry professionals. Thursday and Friday will be dedicated to fostering engaging and interactive discussions tailored for film and television creators, while Friday and Saturday will shift focus towards the ever-evolving landscape of digital media.

Unveil unique networking prospects as you connect with senior decision-makers and producers in intimate settings that are well beyond the ordinary. All attendees will enjoy access to exclusive industry parties, breakfast and lunch, and more intimate sidebar events nestled in the scenic mountains, offering unique opportunities to mingle with senior filmmakers and key decision-makers. Elevate your industry experience with a blend of cinematic excellence and meaningful connections.

Passes and special hotel rates starting from $179/night (plus applicable taxes and fees) for Creative Forum attendees are now available. 

Take a look at the 2023 Film & Television Creative Forum program.

welcome to our first wave of industry guests

BMFM is pleased to announce the first wave of industry guests confirmed for this year’s Creative Forum:

  • Rachel Nelson | VP Original Programming and Head of Corus Studios
  • Carlyn Klebuc | GM Original Programming, Bell Media
  • Jocelyn Hamilton | President, Television, eOne Canada
  • April de Haas | Sr Production Exec, Unscripted, Amazon Originals
  • Adam Feigen |Development Executive, Series and Movies, Incendo Media
  • Jennifer Kawaja |  President of English Language Scripted TV & Film, Sphere Media
  • Virginia Rankin | Executive Producer, Scripted TV, Blink 49
  • Daniel Beckerman | President, Good Question Media
  • Moira Holmes | President, Film Finances Canada
  • Matt Orenstein | VP Acquisitions and Strategy, Vortex Media

Additional guests and programming to be announced.


Digital Creative Forum

The Digital Creative Forum will feature panels, talks, 1 on 1 Mentorship Meetings, Breakfast and Lunch with today’s leading Digital Creators (YouTubers, Gamers, Tiktokers) and Platform Executives. Learn how to grow your audience, monetize and elevate your content from the best in the biz. On Saturday night there will be a special Buffer Festival Screening and Meet and Greet with your favourite Digital Filmmakers and Comedians. 

In collaboration with the highly popular Buffer Festival, we are excited to confirm the attendance of the following Digital Creators:

  • Tope Babalola | comedian, digital creator

  • Marie Stella | comedian, digital creator
  • Ryan Ng | documentarian, digital creator

  • Julie Nolke | actress, writer, digital creator
  • Neat Cool Okay | comedians, digital creators
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