Jocelyn Hamilton leads all Canadian television operations for Entertainment One which includes the strategic planning and day-to-day management of eOne’s television development and production activities in Canada. In her role, she focuses on building and broadening strong relationships with creative talent and Canadian broadcasters, while overseeing all aspects of the studio’s original slate across all genres, including scripted, unscripted & digital content.
As Executive Producer, Jocelyn has helped bring to life such high profile projects as Mary Kills People (Lifetime/Global); Cardinal (CTV), Canada’s most-watched original Canadian drama for Winter 2017; Private Eyes, Canada’s highest-rated new series for Spring/Summer 2016; and Gord Downie’s JUNO-Award winning project The Secret Path.
Jocelyn has over 25 years of creative and business experience in the entertainment industry. Prior to eOne, she served as Vice President, Programming & Original Productions for Corus Kids where she was responsible for all content strategies, programming and original productions, both affiliated and independent for 8 networks. Previously, Jocelyn was Vice President of Original Programming across all Corus-owned networks, which included overseeing Comedy and Drama original programming for Movie Central and HBO Canada.
Jocelyn is currently Chair of the board for Women in Film and Television (WIFT) – Toronto and is featured on Ryerson’s School of Media ‘Wall of Fame’.
Jocelyn will be hosting a Roundtable at this year’s SCREEN FOREVER Conference.
Two of North America’s brightest content specialists switch the spotlight on each other for a fireside exploration of the hottest issues affecting the sector. Speakers: Holly Hines – SVP of Content, Dynamic Television Jocelyn Hamilton – President, Entertainment One, Canada Moderator & Producer: Lara Von Ahlefeldt – Executive Consultant, Raydar Media