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Agnes Augustin

Job TitlePresident

Company NameShaw Rocket Fund

About

Since 2004, Agnes Augustin has been driving the Shaw Rocket Fund’s ongoing commitment to champion

Canadian children’s and youth programming through strategic investments in linear and digital content
and spearheading industry initiatives such as the much celebrated Shaw Rocket Prize. Her dedication to
increase the profile of the Canadian children’s and youth media industry, both domestically and
internationally can be seen through Fund’s activities and strategic global partnerships. In her role at the
Shaw Rocket Fund, she is proud to support the Canadian children’s media sector by supporting the
creation of high quality content for children and their families to enjoy on all platforms around the
world.

Prior to assuming her position at the Shaw Rocket Fund, Agnes worked in many sectors of the Canadian
film and television industry. She held senior management positions in business affairs with a number of
production and distribution companies, starting her career as a Financial Analyst with Telefilm Canada.
Agnes also held the position of Head of Production for Country Music Television (Corus Entertainment)
and was a production accountant and independent producer. As a consultant, Agnes worked with
many organizations including PwC and the BC Economic Development Association.

 

About Shaw Rocket Fund

The Shaw Rocket Fund is a vital partner of the Canadian children’s media sector in offering children robust world-leading content on all platforms. The Rocket Fund invests in and supports Canadian-made media that reflects Canadian values and diversity, and most of all respects and speaks to children, while positively showcasing Canadian leadership on the world stage. By working with producers, regulators, and government, the Shaw Rocket Fund aims to make quality content for kids a global priority. Since its inception, the Shaw Rocket Fund has invested over $204 million in 803 Canadian media content for children, family, and youth audiences worldwide. Contributors to the Fund are Shaw Communications and Shaw Direct. 

Conference Sessions

  • BREAKFAST FEATURING ‘HOLLY HOBBIE’

    14 Oct 2018, 08:45 - 09:45, JW Marriott, Conference Room 2 - Renoir

    Hosted by Cloudco Entertainment (formerly known as American Greetings Entertainment)  Get an exclusive sneak preview from “Holly Hobbie” to hear all about how w...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sun, Oct 14
      2. Event Type
        Presentation / Study

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