(December 18, 2017 – Ottawa, ON) Recognized as a heavyweight in the film industry, actor, producer, writer and director, Jay Baruchel will deliver the final keynote speech at the 2018 Prime Time conference in Ottawa organized by The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA).
Prime Time in Ottawa will bring together business executives, innovators and thought leaders from across the film, TV and digital industries for in-depth discussions that contribute to the global conversation about the changing environment for leading-edge content. The 2018 conference runs January 31 to February 2 at The Westin Ottawa.
“Jay Baruchel represents the very best of what it means to be a Canadian creative,” said Reynolds Mastin, President and CEO of the CMPA. “His innovative and modern view of the Canadian screen-based production sector is exactly the injection of passion and determination that will strengthen our place domestically and in the global landscape. We are thrilled that Jay will be joining us for what is sure to be an exciting, future-gazing discussion.”
Jay Baruchel’s recent credits include Goon: Last of the Enforcers, Man Seeking Woman, This Is the End, Tropic Thunder and the How to Train Your Dragon franchise among numerous others.
The CMPA is Canada’s leading member-based advocacy organization for independent producers, representing hundreds of companies engaged in the development and distribution of English-language content made for television, cinema and digital media channels. The Prime Time in Ottawa conference brings together some 600 of Canada’s most prominent business leaders in these fields.
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