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WIFT-T Board of Directors announces 2018-2019 nomination slate<\/p>\n\n

Upon the recommendation of the Board Nominations Committee, the WIFT-T Board of Directors has approved the following candidates for the 2018-2019 WIFT-T Board of Directors, upon final approval by WIFT-T Members at the 2018 Annual General Meeting:<\/p>\n\n

Susan Alexander, Production Executive, Corus Entertainment
\nJanet Chant, Finance Director, Digital & Content Publishing, Rogers Communications
\nGloria Ui Young Kim, Writer\/Director<\/p>\n\n

The Board Nominations Committee conducted a thorough and extensive nomination process, comprised of a solicitation of nominations from WIFT-T Members and industry outreach, followed by interviews.<\/p>\n\n

Please note, voting for the Board of Directors is restricted to WIFT-T Full Members. If you are a Full Member and are unable to attend, you may vote by proxy (download PDF). Proxy ballots must be received by Friday, May 4, 12:00 PM EDT.<\/p>\n\n

Please note nominations will not be accepted from the floor at the AGM.<\/p>\n\n

The slate was developed after soliciting input from WIFT-T members. Only WIFT-T Full Members are eligible to serve on the Board.<\/p>\n\n

The Board is pleased to support the nomination of the following Directors for the second year of their first term:<\/p>\n\n

Linda Stregger, CPA, CMA, Senior Director, Finance and Business Development, Spin Master Ltd.
\nSusan Karnay, Co-Founder, Bob Lake Productions
\nVirginia Thompson, President\/Co-founder, Vérité Films<\/p>\n\n

The Board is also pleased to support the nomination of the following Directors for the first year of a second consecutive term:<\/p>\n\n

Sonia Brar, Vice-President, Information Technology, Bell Media<\/p>\n\n

The Board is also pleased to support the nomination of the following Directors for a final year of their second consecutive term:<\/p>\n\n

Sasha Boersma, Partner\/Executive Producer, Sticky Brain Studios Inc.
\nMichelle Daly, Senior Director, CBC Comedy
\nJocelyn Hamilton, President, Canada, eOne Television
\nAnne Loi, Chief Commercial Officer, DHX Media Ltd.
\nAndra Sheffer, CEO, Independent Production Fund & Cogeco Program Development Fund<\/p>\n\n

Finally, the Board is also pleased to support the nomination of the following Director's second term being extended for a final and fifth year:<\/p>\n\n

Christina Buchli, Partner, Buchli Goldstein LLP
\nAlex Lalonde, Vice-President, Business Affairs and Operations, New Metric Media
\nRekha Shah, Director of Sales, CBS International<\/p>","article_full_image":"1","article_right_description":"","article_teaser_image":"\/uploads\/images\/articles\/wift_small.jpg","article_tags":"film\ngloria ui young kim\ntoronto\nwift\nwomen","article_link_name":"read more","position_lock":"0","article_teaser":"Gloria Ui Young Kim joins the Board of Directors of WIFT, along with two more incredible women. ","article_grid_width":"two","article_teaser_title_size":"default","article_about_us":"","person_position":"","person_email":"","person_image":"","person_bio":"","person_phone":"","person_fax":"","person_grid_width":"","person_position_lock":"0","work_description":"","work_quote":"","work_full_image":"","work_teaser_image":"","work_link":"","work_position_lock":"0","work_tags":"","work_teaser":"","work_companies":"","work_grid_width":"","post_id":"","tweet":"","twitter_screen_name":"","user_id":"","form_image":"","form_link_name":"","form_grid_width":"","form_teaser_image":"","company_logo":"","company_image":"","company_description":"","company_website":"","company_email":"","company_facebook":"","company_twitter":"","company_background_color":"","company_logo_page":"","title":"Gloria Ui Young Kim Joins the Board of WIFT","url_title":"gloria_ui_young_kim_joins_the_board_of_wift","status":"open","entry_date":"1524767160","year":"2018","month":"04","day":"26","edit_date":"20180531163105","entry_id":"473","site_id":"1","channel_id":"1","field_id_1":"

WIFT-T Board of Directors announces 2018-2019 nomination slate<\/p>\n\n

Upon the recommendation of the Board Nominations Committee, the WIFT-T Board of Directors has approved the following candidates for the 2018-2019 WIFT-T Board of Directors, upon final approval by WIFT-T Members at the 2018 Annual General Meeting:<\/p>\n\n

Susan Alexander, Production Executive, Corus Entertainment
\nJanet Chant, Finance Director, Digital & Content Publishing, Rogers Communications
\nGloria Ui Young Kim, Writer\/Director<\/p>\n\n

The Board Nominations Committee conducted a thorough and extensive nomination process, comprised of a solicitation of nominations from WIFT-T Members and industry outreach, followed by interviews.<\/p>\n\n

Please note, voting for the Board of Directors is restricted to WIFT-T Full Members. If you are a Full Member and are unable to attend, you may vote by proxy (download PDF). Proxy ballots must be received by Friday, May 4, 12:00 PM EDT.<\/p>\n\n

Please note nominations will not be accepted from the floor at the AGM.<\/p>\n\n

The slate was developed after soliciting input from WIFT-T members. Only WIFT-T Full Members are eligible to serve on the Board.<\/p>\n\n

The Board is pleased to support the nomination of the following Directors for the second year of their first term:<\/p>\n\n

Linda Stregger, CPA, CMA, Senior Director, Finance and Business Development, Spin Master Ltd.
\nSusan Karnay, Co-Founder, Bob Lake Productions
\nVirginia Thompson, President\/Co-founder, Vérité Films<\/p>\n\n

The Board is also pleased to support the nomination of the following Directors for the first year of a second consecutive term:<\/p>\n\n

Sonia Brar, Vice-President, Information Technology, Bell Media<\/p>\n\n

The Board is also pleased to support the nomination of the following Directors for a final year of their second consecutive term:<\/p>\n\n

Sasha Boersma, Partner\/Executive Producer, Sticky Brain Studios Inc.
\nMichelle Daly, Senior Director, CBC Comedy
\nJocelyn Hamilton, President, Canada, eOne Television
\nAnne Loi, Chief Commercial Officer, DHX Media Ltd.
\nAndra Sheffer, CEO, Independent Production Fund & Cogeco Program Development Fund<\/p>\n\n

Finally, the Board is also pleased to support the nomination of the following Director's second term being extended for a final and fifth year:<\/p>\n\n

Christina Buchli, Partner, Buchli Goldstein LLP
\nAlex Lalonde, Vice-President, Business Affairs and Operations, New Metric Media
\nRekha Shah, Director of Sales, CBS International<\/p>","field_ft_1":"none","field_id_2":"1","field_ft_2":"none","field_id_3":"","field_ft_3":null,"field_id_4":"","field_ft_4":null,"field_id_5":"","field_ft_5":null,"field_id_6":"","field_ft_6":null,"field_id_7":"","field_ft_7":null,"field_id_8":"","field_ft_8":null,"field_id_9":"","field_ft_9":null,"field_id_10":"","field_ft_10":null,"field_id_11":"","field_ft_11":"none","field_id_12":"","field_ft_12":null,"field_id_13":"","field_ft_13":null,"field_id_14":"","field_ft_14":null,"field_id_15":"{filedir_1}wift_small.jpg","field_ft_15":"none","field_id_16":"","field_ft_16":null,"field_id_18":"read more","field_ft_18":"none","field_id_19":"0","field_ft_19":"xhtml","field_id_20":"0","field_ft_20":null,"field_id_21":"film\ngloria ui young kim\ntoronto\nwift\nwomen","field_ft_21":"xhtml","field_id_22":"","field_ft_22":null,"field_id_23":"","field_ft_23":null,"field_id_24":"","field_ft_24":null,"field_id_25":"","field_ft_25":null,"field_id_26":"","field_ft_26":null,"field_id_27":"","field_ft_27":null,"field_id_28":"","field_ft_28":null,"field_id_29":"","field_ft_29":null,"field_id_31":"","field_ft_31":null,"field_id_32":"","field_ft_32":null,"field_id_33":"","field_ft_33":null,"field_id_34":"","field_ft_34":null,"field_id_35":"","field_ft_35":null,"field_id_36":"Gloria Ui Young Kim joins the Board of Directors of WIFT, along with two more incredible women. ","field_ft_36":"xhtml","field_id_37":"","field_ft_37":null,"field_id_38":"","field_ft_38":null,"field_id_39":"","field_ft_39":null,"field_id_40":"","field_ft_40":null,"field_id_41":"two","field_ft_41":"none","field_id_42":"","field_ft_42":null,"field_id_43":"","field_ft_43":null,"field_id_44":"0","field_ft_44":null,"field_id_46":"","field_ft_46":null,"field_id_47":"default","field_ft_47":"none","field_id_48":"","field_ft_48":null,"field_id_49":"","field_ft_49":"none","channel_name":"article","article_teaser_image_width":360,"article_teaser_image_height":216,"entry_date_nice":"April 26th, 2018"},"1":{"article_left_description":"","article_full_image":"","article_right_description":"","article_teaser_image":"","article_tags":"","article_link_name":"","position_lock":"0","article_teaser":"","article_grid_width":"","article_teaser_title_size":"","article_about_us":"","person_position":"","person_email":"","person_image":"","person_bio":"","person_phone":"","person_fax":"","person_grid_width":"","person_position_lock":"0","work_description":"

The Latin American Premiere of Unfractured<\/a> is happening at the Festival Internacional de Cine Ambiental FINCA<\/a> Unfractured will have two screenings of the film and filmmaker Chanda Chevannes will be participating in the post-screening Q&A, along with Argentine activist Lefxaru Nawuel. Chanda will also be co-facilitating a workshop on film for social change with Colombian filmmaker Victoria Solano and participating in a panel discussion on water.
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Promised to be an eye-popping digital wonderland – bring your friends and family then stay and play.  Future Playground is a part of New Zealand Festival happening now in Wellington New Zealand. Our very own Catshrine made the trip, so if you're in Wellington, pop 'n' lock in and say hellow. <\/p>\n\n

Showcasing some of the most ingenious, creative, boundary-pushing tech in the world, Future Playground is a total immersion experience.<\/p>\n\n

In Future Playground, multimedia and digital artists from the United States, Turkey and Canada transform code into a thing of wonder and delight.<\/p>\n\n

You’ll get to “shake it off” with Catshrine's Pop n’ Lock Dance Machine, dive into a family-friendly Virtual Adventure Room, lose all perspective in the Infinity Room and more. This is digital storytelling at its most inventive, with an amazing, bedazzling experience around every corner.<\/p>\n\n

If this is the future of digital technology, then we like it. More than just screens, this is pure artful inspiration where you make the magic. Come and play.<\/p>\n\n

We particularly love this video of the Mayor of Wellington getting down. <\/a><\/p>\n\n