'Letterkenny' Producer Mark Montefiore to visit Niagara College March 16

Friday, March 16, 2018 -
11:30 to 13:15

‘Letterkenny,’ ‘Bad Blood,’ and ‘What Would Sal Do’ Producer and NC grad Mark Montefiore to speak to Broadcasting – Radio, TV and Film students March 16

Students in Niagara College’s Broadcasting - Radio, TV and Film (BRTF) program will get the chance to see what the future could hold in store for them at a special presentation by NC grad Mark Montefiore on Friday, March 16.

Montefiore is president and executive producer at New Metric Media, where he recently produced the the CraveTV hit original comedy LETTERKENNY as well as the half-hour CraveTV comedy WHAT WOULD SAL DO? and the six-episode, one-hour City/FX Canada limited series BAD BLOOD. He also recently produced the Whistler Film Fest and Toronto Film Festival Film Circuit Audience Choice winning feature film, Cas & Dylan, starring Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss and Emmy/Golden Globe nominee Tatiana Maslany, and directed by Jason Priestley.

He has been named in The Hollywood Reporter’s Next Generation Under 35 (2014) and Playback Magazine's Top Ten to Watch (2012). He graduated from Niagara College’s Broadcasting – Radio, TV and Film program in 2003.

Montefiore will share his experiences in content creation, production and distribution in Canada’s fast-paced TV and film industry with students in Niagara College’s Broadcast – Radio, TV and Film, and Acting programs. Media are invited to attend the session and speak with students and faculty. 

Montefiore will also be available for media interviews immediately following the session – media are asked to arrange an interview time in advance by contacting Andrew Korchok at 905-329-1642.

Friday, March 16
Session: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Media availability: 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. (Please arrange an interview time by contacting Andrew Korchok)
Film Studio, Voyageur room V001, Welland Campus
100 Niagara College Blvd., Welland   

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