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#SpeakerSpotlight – David Zitzerman, Goodmans LLP

David Zitzerman is a partner and head of the Entertainment Law Group at Goodmans LLP. His practice focuses on the film, television and interactive industries in Canada and the United States. Clients include independent producers, Canadian networks, Hollywood studios, U.S. cable services, OTT services, European broadcasters, film and TV distributors, publishers, game companies, talent guilds … Continue reading #SpeakerSpotlight – David Zitzerman, Goodmans LLP

#SpeakerSpotlight – Mark Breslin, YukYuk’s Stand Up Comedy Clubs

Mark Breslin was recently inducted to the Order of Canada and was designated by the Toronto Star as one of the 180 most important people ever born in Toronto. He has spent the last 40 years expanding his comedy company YukYuks, and has been involved in film, TV, publishing and education. The only reason he … Continue reading #SpeakerSpotlight – Mark Breslin, YukYuk’s Stand Up Comedy Clubs

#SpeakerSpotlight – Matt Slan, Slan Sports Management Ltd.

Matt Slan is the President and CEO of Slan Sports Management Limited. Founded in 2009, Slan Sports Management is a dynamic boutique sports management company aimed to help elite athletes reach their goals - particularly aspiring professional basketball players. He currently represents professional basketball players playing in over 15 countries across 4 continents. He is … Continue reading #SpeakerSpotlight – Matt Slan, Slan Sports Management Ltd.

#SpeakerSpotlight – Q & A with Andrea Green, Boat Rocker Media

Andrea Green is the Senior Director for Business and Legal Affairs at Boat Rocker Media - the global entertainment company responsible behind productions such as Orphan Black! How did you get into the entertainment law industry? I was working at a corporate law firm and applied through an OR posting to Boat Rocker (then Temple … Continue reading #SpeakerSpotlight – Q & A with Andrea Green, Boat Rocker Media

#SpeakerSpotlight – Q & A with Ryan Keller, Stohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP

Ryan Keller is an entertainment lawyer Stohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP, one of Canada's leading entertainment law firms. How did you get into the entertainment law industry? Prior to law school I worked in the film and television industry. So throughout school and onward I focused on finding ways to combine my existing industry … Continue reading #SpeakerSpotlight – Q & A with Ryan Keller, Stohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP

#SpeakerSpotlight – Sarah Falzon, Taylor Oballa Murray Leyland LLP

Meet Osgoode Hall Law school alumni, accomplished violinist, and entertainment lawyer Sarah Falzon! Q. What does she love most about her job? A. Working with musicians who are following their dreams and navigating through various stages of their careers. Sarah Falzon is an Associate with Taylor Oballa Murray Leyland LLP. Sarah joined the firm in … Continue reading #SpeakerSpotlight – Sarah Falzon, Taylor Oballa Murray Leyland LLP

#SpeakerSpotlight – Chris Harrs, Spin Master

Join ESLA on March 1 for our 20th Annual Entertainment and Sport Conference to hear from the industry leaders featured in our #SpeakerSpotlights. Chris Harrs has over 25 years of senior-level legal experience in the Entertainment and Consumer Packaged Goods industries. Prior to joining Spin Master, Mr. Harrs held both legal and business roles within … Continue reading #SpeakerSpotlight – Chris Harrs, Spin Master