2021 Decision Makers



Many thanks to the esteemed Decision Makers who took part in Lunenburg Doc Fest’s 2021 Dock Market.

During the 8th Lunenburg Doc Fest industry decision-makers took part in workshops, panels, round tables, and 1-to-1 meetings.


Lunenburg Doc Fest was delighted to feature the following international Decision-Makers.  

  • Tina Apostolopoulos, Production Executive, Factual and Reality, Bell Media
  • Nancy Chapelle, Executive Director, Bell Fund
  • Lesley Birchard, Broadcast Executive, CBC Docs
  • Julian Carrington, Distribution Manager, Hot Docs Funds
  • Dan Catagallo, Senior Vice President, Cargo Film & Releasing
  • Sean Farnel, Consulting Producer, Marketing and Distribution
  • Rohan Fernando, NFB Atlantic-Quebec Studio, NFB
  • Bryan Glick, Founder and President, GQue Films
  • Lynnette Gryseels, Director of Fiscal Sponsorship and Development, The Film Collaborative
  • Ayesha Husain, Lead, Inclusion Initiatives and Content Analyst, Telefilm
  • Andrew Johnson, Executive in Charge of Production | Original Content, Factual, Corus Entertainment
  • Lisa Holmes, Home Entertainment Director of Sales, Music Box Films
  • Patrick Hurley, Industry Director, Sheffield Doc Fest
  • Jane Jankovic, Commissioning Editor/Producer, TVO
  • Sandra Kuze, Business Analyst, Telefilm
  • Josh Levin, Head of Acquisitions and Sales, Passion River Films
  • Théo Lionel, Festival Manager, The Party Film Sales
  • Stephanie McArthur, Senior Industry Programs Manager, Hot Docs
  • Lori McCurdy, Regional Feature Film Executive – Atlantic Region, Telefilm
  • Cailin McFadden, Festival Coordinator, Cargo Films & Releasing
  • Robin Mirsky, Funds Executive Director, Rogers Fund
  • Bob Moore, Co-President & Creative Producer, EyeSteelFilm
  • Jackie Pardy, Chief Content Officer, Super Channel
  • Danielle Pearson, Production Executive, Crave
  • Michael Polak, Media & Entertainment Portfolio Manager, RBC
  • Nava Rastegar, Business Analyst, Telefilm
  • Orly Ravid, Founder Co-Executive director, The Film Collaborative
  • Greg Rubidge, Founder, Syndicado
  • Madelaine Russo, Industry Programmer, Hot Docs
  • Jill Samson, Deputy Director – Portfolio Management, CMF
  • Robin Smith, Co owner/CEO, Blue Ice Docs / Kinosmith
  • Irena Taskovski, CEO | Head of Acquisitions, Taskovski Films
  • Ania Trzebiatowska, Programmer, Sundance Film Festival
  • Jeffrey Winter, Co-Executive Director, The Film Collaborative
  • Stewart Young, Executive Producer, Arts and Cultural Programming, CBC Atlantic