Company: Two 4 The Money Media Inc.
Michael Ghent has eighteen years of experience in the film/tv industry, including five years as a Production Executive for CanWest Global Broadcasting (now Shaw Media). During his career Michael has been part of over 500 hours of factual, scripted, general entertainment, true crime, current affairs, documentary and lifestyle content for a variety of Canadian and international networks. His roles include Producer, Story Producer, Writer and Development Consultant. He won a Gemini in 2007 for Best Documentary Series for Global Currents. He currently develops television movies and series for production companies in Vancouver.
Long active in the media community, Michael was the Creative Director of the Vancouver International Film Festival’s Film and TV Forum for the 2009 season, a Canadian Images programmer for the VIFF, Festival Director for Moving Pictures; Canadian Films on Tour and a publicist for the NFB/ONF. Michael has served on the board of directors for the Whistler Film Festival Society, represented Executives on the board of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and continues to advise the VIFF Industry Conference (formerly the Forum). He is a programming consultant for international films at the VIFF. He holds an MBA/DES from ESSEC University in France.