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Meet the Funder Webinar with CraveTV


Meet the Funder is a professional development series that brings funders and non-fiction content creators together to share up-to-date information.


Save the date! On Wednesday April 22nd, our popular Meet the Funder series will stream for free across the country for the first time.
This event is open to members and non-members alike.

Production Executive Tina Apostolopoulos will join moderator Lauren Grant for a behind-the-scenes discussion about this
rapidly growing streaming service in the documentary space. Tune in to hear Tina’s insights into
CraveTV’s programming needs,
gather information on how to pitch amid COVID-19, and learn more about her collaborative process.

Date: Wednesday, April 22
Time: 1:00-2:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Price: FREE

*DOC Institute events are usually free for members only. However, we are happy to announce that this webinar is open to everyone*



Tina Apostolopoulos is a Production Executive on Bell Media’s Original Programming team. In this role, Tina works with Canadian production companies on the development and production of various original series & documentaries for Bell Media’s channels & platforms including CTV, Crave, & CTV Life. Currently, Tina is production executive on CTV’s hit series MASTERCHEF CANADA, MARY’S KITCHEN CRUSH and upcoming MIKE HOLMES series for CTV.  She is also executive on Crave’s upcoming doc series WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE!. She is also an executive on a variety of feature documentary programming for Crave including ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND, ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH, SHARKWATER EXTINCTION, CARMINE STREET GUITARS and THE WOMAN WHO LOVES GIRAFFES. Prior to joining Bell Media, Tina was an independent director/producer for a number of award-winning, highly-rated reality and factual entertainment series such as SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA (CTV), CANADIAN IDOL (CTV), and PROJECT RUNWAY CANADA (GLOBAL).



Lauren Grant is a producer, and owner of Clique Pictures, a vibrant film and television company that focuses on working with under-represented talent in front and behind the camera. Lauren won a Canadian Screen Award for the short documentary Take a Walk on the Wildside and a Genie award for the residential school musical Savage, and The Hollywood Reporter named Lauren one of 15 Talents to Watch. Lauren is an alumna of Trans-Atlantic Partners, Rotterdam Lab, Berlinale Talent Campus and the CFC Producer’s Lab. Clique Pictures is in post-production on the features Sugar Daddy and The Retreat. Recently completed films include the feature Riot Girls and the documentary On the Line for TSN. Previously, Clique Pictures’ produced the features Wet Bum and Picture Day, as well as the documentaries Metamorphosis, and Traceable.



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