Toronto genre finance panel to include Bowles, King, Seghatchian
Three senior executives are lined up for the annual panel discussion at the fifth-annual International Financing Forum (IFF) on Sunday in Toronto.
Eamonn Bowles, president of Magnolia Pictures, Jonathan King, executive vice president of Participant Films and Tanya Seghatchian, head of Film Fund at the UK Film Council, will debate the topic The Genre Trend: Is Drama Really (un)Dead?
Screen editor Mike Goodridge is moderating the discussion which looks at the future of independent film.
The panel discussion is part of the IFF, a competitive feature film co-financing market that brings together selected international and Canadian producers developing English language projects to network and do business with high-level industry players including sales agents, financiers, distributors, agents and executives.