Laura MacKenzie

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Laura Mackenzie takes Screen Nova Scotia’s top role

The newly appointed exec director takes over from Erika Beatty, who exited the role in March.

Laura Mackenzie

Screen Nova Scotia appoints new interim exec director

Laura Mackenzie (pictured) will fill the not-for-profit industry organization’s exec director position while a permanent replacement is found.

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Why Danish pubcasting exec Lars Hermann is headed to Halifax

Hermann, deputy head of drama at Denmark’s DR (pictured), discusses the benefits of international coproductions.

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Los Cabos film festival to honour Egoyan, Arcand

The festival will feature tributes to directors Atom Egoyan and Denys Arcand, and several Canadians will serve on the festival’s juries, including TIFF’s Piers Handling.

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Mariela Besuievsky, Peter Gerard to keynote Strategic Partners

“She’s been through the trenches,” Strategic Partners’ Laura MacKenzie tells Playback of booking Spanish film producer Besuievsky to keynote the 2014 event.