Creative Development Executive, Nelvana
Shannon Bishop is a creative development executive who is well versed in nurturing brands from conception and guiding them creatively through the various stages of development. In her current position at Nelvana, Shannon brings her passion for storytelling into her role as development executive where she is responsible for acquiring new content and taking creative lead on a slate of animated projects in development. Previous to this, Shannon worked as manager of creative affairs at Entertainment One working on a slate of preschool and fashion & lifestyle brands. Shannon began her career working as development manager at Fresh TV evaluating pitches and managing various projects in development spanning from animated comedies to live action tween content. She graduated from the Children's Media program at Centennial College in 2014 and has stayed connected with the school through co-authoring a children's book alongside alumni and presenting a keynote presentation at the Student Leadership Conference.
9:15AM - 11:15AM
Meet & Greet
The TAAFI Industry Meet & Greet is a special chance to have a 10-minute one-on-one meeting with various industry experts from around the world from such studios as Jam Filled, Wildbrain, Pipeline and more!
NOTE: PRE-REGISTRATION FOR MEET & GREET IS REQUIRED - REGISTRATION OPENS OCTOBER 2ND AND CLOSES OCTOBER 20TH, 2023.