WIFT 2021
Matching Campaign
Nov 30 - Dec 31

Women
in Film & Television
Toronto

WIFT Connect 2022
Deadline Wednesday December 15

JOCELYN HAMILTON, CHAIR

President, Canada, eOne Television

Jocelyn Hamilton leads all Canadian operations for Entertainment One Television. In her role, she focuses on building and broadening strong relationships with creative talent, Canadian broadcasters, and content brand builders. Jocelyn has over 25 years of creative and business experience in the entertainment industry. Prior to eOne, she served as VP, Programming & Original Productions, Corus Kids, where she was responsible for all content strategies, programming and original productions. She also held a number of key roles, overseeing Comedy and Drama original programming for all Corus specialty networks as well as Movie Central and HBO Canada. Jocelyn currently sits on the advisory boards for Ryerson RTA School of Media and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

REKHA SHAH, VICE-CHAIR

Director of Sales, CBS Studios International

In her role at CBS Studios International, Rekha focuses on sales to Specialty Services (cable channels) in English and French Canada, drawing from the vast CBS library of programming. She also manages CBS Studios International’s growing video-on-demand and subscription-on-demand businesses. Rekha joined CBS International from Toronto-based CCI Entertainment where she served as VP, Distribution and Co-production and Director of International Sales. Before that, she was the director of English Canada TV Sales and Manager North American TV Sales at Alliance Atlantis/Alliance Films. Rekha is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Ontario with a Bachelor of Applied, Arts, Radio & Television Arts and a graduate of the Alliance Atlantis Banff Television Executive Program.

2021 Crystal Awards Recipients Announced
Tuesday March 8, 2022

JOCELYN HAMILTON, CHAIR

President, Canada, eOne Television

Jocelyn Hamilton leads all Canadian operations for Entertainment One Television. In her role, she focuses on building and broadening strong relationships with creative talent, Canadian broadcasters, and content brand builders. Jocelyn has over 25 years of creative and business experience in the entertainment industry. Prior to eOne, she served as VP, Programming & Original Productions, Corus Kids, where she was responsible for all content strategies, programming and original productions. She also held a number of key roles, overseeing Comedy and Drama original programming for all Corus specialty networks as well as Movie Central and HBO Canada. Jocelyn currently sits on the advisory boards for Ryerson RTA School of Media and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

REKHA SHAH, VICE-CHAIR

Director of Sales, CBS Studios International

In her role at CBS Studios International, Rekha focuses on sales to Specialty Services (cable channels) in English and French Canada, drawing from the vast CBS library of programming. She also manages CBS Studios International’s growing video-on-demand and subscription-on-demand businesses. Rekha joined CBS International from Toronto-based CCI Entertainment where she served as VP, Distribution and Co-production and Director of International Sales. Before that, she was the director of English Canada TV Sales and Manager North American TV Sales at Alliance Atlantis/Alliance Films. Rekha is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Ontario with a Bachelor of Applied, Arts, Radio & Television Arts and a graduate of the Alliance Atlantis Banff Television Executive Program.

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