Speaker Profile

Agnès Augustin

Job TitlePresident & CEO

Company NameShaw Rocket Fund


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


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.

Conference Sessions

  • Kids Co-Production Breakfast

    09-04-2019, 08:30 - 10:30, Palais des Festivals, Kids Matching Room, Palais -1

    This event is designed for producers, distributors and platforms to meet new potential partners and learn more about the structuring of international co-product...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Tue, Apr 9
      2. Event Theme MIPTV / MIPDOC
        In Development Kids
      3. Type of Event

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