PwC’s Entertainment & Media team works closely with the industry players across sectors and geographies. We also participate in the most prestigious industry events which gives us the opportunity to share thinking around the opportunities and challenges facing entertainment and media companies.
As the official ballot accountants for the Gemini, Genie and JUNO awards, PwC knows firsthand that these awards are an important opportunity not just to celebrate, but to recognize the passion, integrity and vision that have propelled the Canadian arts community to a leadership position on the world stage.
Larry King, Chuck Lorre and Tracey Jennings ... keynote speakers at Banff World Media Conference
Our national entertainment and media leader, Tracey Jennings will present PwC’s Entertainment and Media Outlook 2012-2016 focussing on entertainment and media industry’s shift to ‘the end of the digital beginning’. She will use the data to provide context to what companies are doing to reshape and retool for life in the new normal. Tracey will also discuss the impact of social, mobile and local on consumer behaviour, business models and ultimately revenues.
May 22- 25
Commerce and Creativity
Our involvement in C2 - Finding creative solutions to business issues is at the core of how we help our clients and PwC sees Commerce and Creativity as an innovative way to bring together a cross-section of thinkers.
From traditional workshops, panel discussions, peer-to-peer conversations to immersive exhibitions to conceptual spaces, C2 is changing how we connect to get at creative and innovative solutions. C2 included innovators from every industry, including young entrepreneurs and C-level business executives. They come together to share knowledge in a collaborative and creative environment. It already boasts involvement of leaders from organizers such as Sid Lee, Cirque de Soleil, Fast Company and speakers such as film director Francis Ford Coppola and Google Creative Lab’s Robert Wong.
PwC’s hosts for the event included:
April 1, 2012
Annual Juno Awards (Ottawa)
March 27, 2012
PwC talks digital rights management at the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
Aurelie Olives spoke to members of the film and television community about intellectual property in the digital age.
February 8, 2012
Tracey Jennings spoke at the Consulate General of Canada in New York Co-Productions and Cross Border Collaborations Panel. Her focus was on how Canadian animation production credits work and how US companies can take advantage of the incentives to reduce costs.