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November 22nd, 2022 Discussions

DOC Business Concierge Info Session

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) created the “Business Concierge”: a bilingual national service to support and empower BIPOC DOC filmmakers by connecting them with seasoned consulting producers via one-on-one sessions. Participants can sign up at any time to receive project-specific advice that helps them develop, produce, and distribute their content. As part of this roundtable, DOC Executive Director Sarah Spring and the program’s funding partner, Diego Briceño of the Canada Media Fund (CMF), will present the impetus for the program. The conversation will also feature Amélie Tintin of the AQPM, Pauline Boisbouvier, a Business Concierge consultant, and many users of the service, who will outline why such support is needed, and how filmmakers can make use of these sessions to overcome their lack of knowledge in these areas as they prepare to launch their projects.

DOC Business Concierge Info Session is co-presented by DOC Canada et le Fonds des médias du Canada (FMC) in collaboration with l’Association québécoise de la production médiatique (AQPM).

Amélie Tintin
Chargée de projets (diversité et inclusion, tournages écoresponsables et formation continue), AQPM

Diego Briceño
Manager of Equity and Inclusion Programs at FMC

Sarah Spring
General director DOC Canada

Pauline Boisbouvier
Business Concierge consultant

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