Channing Dungey from Warner Bros. to be Featured Speaker at Banff World Media Festival

Channing Dungey, chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Television Group, is set to return to the Banff World Media Festival as one of its keynote speakers. This year’s festival will take place from June 9 to June 12 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The 45th edition of the event promises to be an exciting one with a lineup that includes industry leaders like Jeffrey Katzenberg, Paula Kerger, Pearlena Igbokwe, Bela Bajaria, Ted Sarandos, and Maverick Carter.

Dungey’s influence in the entertainment industry spans across scripted, unscripted, and animated series for streaming platforms, cable networks and broadcast networks. His expertise in these areas will undoubtedly be valuable insights for attendees looking to shape the future of their respective fields.

The festival will offer a range of opportunities for attendees to network with industry professionals and learn from experts through behind-the-scenes master classes. There will be more than 1,200 networking opportunities available and over 25,000 industry-related meetings held during the four days of the event.

In addition to these opportunities, there will also be a new segment called “Soundtrack” which will focus on music on screen. Other topics that will be explored include international financing, co-production technology AI and social media. The festival will also host its Rockie Awards International Program Competition and Rockies Gala.

Jenn Kuzmyk, executive director of Banff World Media Festival expressed her excitement about welcoming Channing Dungey back as a keynote speaker. She highlighted his expertise in shaping the future of entertainment industry through his work with scripted shows for streaming platforms among others.

Overall this year’s Banff World Media Festival promises to be an insightful experience for anyone looking to advance their career or learn more about the entertainment industry as a whole.

By Samantha Johnson

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