Staff Changes At BC Film + Media
BC Film + Media is pleased to announce that effective July 17, 2000, Lodi Butler will take on the position of Acting Operations Manager. In this capacity, Lodi will be responsible for management of the Television and Film Financing Program on an interim basis overseeing both the production and development financing provided by the Society.
"We are fortunate to have Lodi taking over management of the Television and Film Financing Program," said Rob Egan, President and CEO of BC Film + Media. "I am confident that Lodi's industry experience and knowledge will prove to be an asset to both the Society and the production community."
Lodi is an experienced producer whose credits include the award-winning feature "Tokyo Cowboy" and the internationally acclaimed documentary "Singing our Stories". In addition, Lodi held the position of Senior Analyst of production and development programs at BC Film + Media for four years beginning in the late 1980's.
Jennifer Snyder is leaving BC Film + Media to take on a business affairs and production managing position with David Paperny Films. As Operations Manager, Jennifer played a vital role in the development of the Society's funding programs and in its outreach to the province's production industry.
"I want to wish Jennifer all the best as she enters this new chapter of her career," said Rob Egan, President and CEO of BC Film + Media. "Jennifer has made an outstanding contribution to BC Film + Media and her commitment to the B.C. independent production community has been exemplary."
Through the Television and Film Financing Program, BC Film + Media assists in the development and production financing of television and film programs which are owned and controlled by British Columbia production companies and which benefit the independent British Columbia television and motion picture industry.
BC Film + Media is a privately-administered, non-profit society established in 1987 by the provincial government with a mandate to expand and diversify the cultural industries of film and video in British Columbia. The Society gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Small Business, Tourism and Culture.