Table ronde organisée en collaboration avec


Mercredi, le 28 août / Wedneday, August 28
Hôtel Hyatt Regency
Salon Soprano, 4ème étage / 4th floor

10H00 à/to 11H00
Coproduire avec la Chine / Co-producing with China

Modérateur / Moderated by Me Sam Coppola
Les panélistes:
Qi JIA, VP, China Movie Channel
Hua GUO, Deputy Director International Dept.
Zhou TIEDON, President, China Film Promotion International
Chuan QIN, American Dept., China Film Promotion International
Yutao LIU, producer, Huacheng Digital Film & TV Co., Ltd. (China)
Jianjun SUN, President, Pegasus & Taihe Entertainment International (China)

Seront aussi présent les producteurs des films / Will also be attendingt the producers of the films
The Ferry (Compétition mondiale / World Competition)
The Falling Feather (Compétition mondiale des premières oeuvres / First Films World Competition)
A Life of Love (Regards sur les cinémas du monde / Focus on World Cinema)
Dead Sign (Regards sur les cinémas du monde / Focus on World Cinema)
Hushed Roar (Regards sur les cinémas du monde / Focus on World Cinema)


11H15 à/to 12h15
Coproduire avec le Japon et la Corée / Co-producing with Japan and Korea

Modérateur / Moderated by Me Sam Coppola
Les panélistes:
Jay AHN, COO/EVP, ToonBox Entertainment (Toronto, Canada and South Korea)
Joe IACONO, chartered accountant, Weisbord Del Gaudio Iacono (Montréal, Canada)
Karine MARTIN, producer, Mediabiz International (Montréal, Canada)
David ZITZERMAN, lawyer, Goodmans LLP (Toronto, Canada)

Des producteurs du Japon et de la Corée seront présents / Producers from Japan and Korea will be attending


Les panélistes / The panelists
Saverio (Sam) Coppola LL.L.- M.B.A.
Sam is a senior tax and entertainment lawyer with Gascon & Associates LLP, Montreal, Canada.
Summary of Practice
Sam operates on a “paper-less” oriented practice and advances the use of technology in the law office.He is a member of the Tax and Commercial Law Group focusing on entertainment, media, tax & commercial law. He is involved in all legal aspects of the production, co-production, financing and distribution of both foreign and Canadian certified film and television productions, including obtaining Canadian federal and provincial tax credits, star contract negotiation, distribution and bank financing.
Jay Ahn
COO/EVP at ToonBox Entertainment
Mr. Ahn has 20 years of financing, production and distribution experience in the media and entertainment industry. In February of 2013, he relocated from Seoul to Toronto. Currently, he is the COO/EVP at ToonBox Entertainment, a leading CGI animation studio in Toronto, Canada, while maintaining his position as adviser at sister company, Redrover Korea.
Since April 2009, he has been one of the 12 task force members of Contents Industry Upgrade Team, a subdivision of Presidential Council for Future & Vision. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Ahn taught digital media, convergence and culture content at two universities in Seoul for post-graduates, including courses at the doctoral level.
Joe Iacono, CPA CA
Partner at Weisbord Del Gaudio Iacono
PERSONAL SUMMARY
Joe Iacono is a partner at the firm Weisbord Del Gaudio Iacono and specializes in the Canadian Television and Film industry. With over twenty-five years’ experience in the industry he is a sought out expert in this area by Canadian and International producers as well as financial institutions, investors, distributors and government agencies. He has participated in various Film and Television committees and has been invited to be a guest speaker on different panels for the Television and Film. Recently he has acted as an Executive Producer on projects where the main focus was the structuring and financing of the project.
Karine Martin
Producer
Après s’être consacrée pendant plus de 10 ans au financement de projets télé et cinéma à l’international, Karine Martin produit, en 2009, un premier long métrage, "The Moth Diaries", un film réalisé par Mary Harron ("American Psycho") et sélectionné par les festivals de Venise et de Toronto. L’année suivante, elle produit le film pour la télévision Magic Beyond Words : the J.K. Rowling Story
Following over ten years of work in international film and television financing, Karine Martin produced her first feature film entitled The Moth Diaries in 2009. The film, directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho), was nominated at both the Toronto International Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival. The following year, she produced Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story
David Zitzerman
Partner and head of the Entertainment Law Group at Goodmans.
He has exclusively practised entertainment law for over 25 years.  His practice focuses on the film, television and multimedia industries in Canada and the United States. His clients include independent producers, Canadian networks, Hollywood studios, U.S. cable services, European broadcasters, film and TV distributors, publishers, game companies, talent guilds and agencies, writers and performers.