Michael Ghent and has over fifteen years experience in the film/tv industry, including five years as a Development and Production Executive for CanWest Global Broadcasting (now Shaw Media). During his career Michael has developed, executive produced and delivered 500 hours of factual, scripted, tabloid, documentary and lifestyle content for a variety of networks.
Long active in the filmmaking 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 to The Forum. He holds an MBA/DES from ESSEC University in France.