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Karen Franklin to leave Telefilm

Montreal, October 4, 2006 – Telefilm Canada announces that Karen Franklin, Director of English Operations, will be leaving the Corporation in mid-November.

Karen’s hard work and dedication have seen her career at Telefilm evolve from a Distribution Analyst in 1989 to the Director of English Operations, managing program budgets in excess of $75 million. Most recently, Karen’s on-going commitment to improving Canadian Feature Film in the English market contributed to the successful launch of a series of three industry-wide focus groups. Karen has also facilitated important policy debate with the newly created English Market Working Group for the Canada Feature Film Fund. She is responsible for having designed and launched the Theatrical Documentary Pilot Program last year as a public/private partnership. 

“It’s been a great adventure – very stimulating and endlessly fascinating,” said Karen Franklin on her decision and career at Telefilm. “I have met and worked with a diversity of wonderful, warm, creative and smart people both inside Telefilm and within the industry – from coast to coast – and have made some good friends along the way. Now feels like the right time for a change. I am ready and excited to see what life is like outside Telefilm.”

“I have known Karen for many years and have relied on her good advice and counsel,” stated Wayne Clarkson, Executive Director of Telefilm Canada. “She is respected and appreciated as an intelligent, insightful professional and has built a reputation for fairness and integrity. Karen has made a long-term contribution to this organization and the industry at large. I am one amongst many people here at Telefilm who will miss her and wish her well in her future endeavours.”

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Karen Franklin to leave Telefilm

Montreal, October 4, 2006 – Telefilm Canada announces that Karen Franklin, Director of English Operations, will be leaving the Corporation in mid-November.

Karen’s hard work and dedication have seen her career at Telefilm evolve from a Distribution Analyst in 1989 to the Director of English Operations, managing program budgets in excess of $75 million. Most recently, Karen’s on-going commitment to improving Canadian Feature Film in the English market contributed to the successful launch of a series of three industry-wide focus groups. Karen has also facilitated important policy debate with the newly created English Market Working Group for the Canada Feature Film Fund. She is responsible for having designed and launched the Theatrical Documentary Pilot Program last year as a public/private partnership. 

“It’s been a great adventure – very stimulating and endlessly fascinating,” said Karen Franklin on her decision and career at Telefilm. “I have met and worked with a diversity of wonderful, warm, creative and smart people both inside Telefilm and within the industry – from coast to coast – and have made some good friends along the way. Now feels like the right time for a change. I am ready and excited to see what life is like outside Telefilm.”

“I have known Karen for many years and have relied on her good advice and counsel,” stated Wayne Clarkson, Executive Director of Telefilm Canada. “She is respected and appreciated as an intelligent, insightful professional and has built a reputation for fairness and integrity. Karen has made a long-term contribution to this organization and the industry at large. I am one amongst many people here at Telefilm who will miss her and wish her well in her future endeavours.”

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Headline, Industry News

Karen Franklin to leave Telefilm

Montreal, October 4, 2006 – Telefilm Canada announces that Karen Franklin, Director of English Operations, will be leaving the Corporation in mid-November.

Karen’s hard work and dedication have seen her career at Telefilm evolve from a Distribution Analyst in 1989 to the Director of English Operations, managing program budgets in excess of $75 million. Most recently, Karen’s on-going commitment to improving Canadian Feature Film in the English market contributed to the successful launch of a series of three industry-wide focus groups. Karen has also facilitated important policy debate with the newly created English Market Working Group for the Canada Feature Film Fund. She is responsible for having designed and launched the Theatrical Documentary Pilot Program last year as a public/private partnership. 

“It’s been a great adventure – very stimulating and endlessly fascinating,” said Karen Franklin on her decision and career at Telefilm. “I have met and worked with a diversity of wonderful, warm, creative and smart people both inside Telefilm and within the industry – from coast to coast – and have made some good friends along the way. Now feels like the right time for a change. I am ready and excited to see what life is like outside Telefilm.”

“I have known Karen for many years and have relied on her good advice and counsel,” stated Wayne Clarkson, Executive Director of Telefilm Canada. “She is respected and appreciated as an intelligent, insightful professional and has built a reputation for fairness and integrity. Karen has made a long-term contribution to this organization and the industry at large. I am one amongst many people here at Telefilm who will miss her and wish her well in her future endeavours.”

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