2021 Decision Makers


2022 Decision Makers Coming Soon! 


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.

See the INDUSTRY tab for more.


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