Have a chance to meet CBC producers. Learn about how the Creator Network works, what kinds of content they are looking for, and how to successfully pitch.

About the Facilitators

Rignam Wangkhang is an award-winning Tibetan-Canadian multimedia producer with the CBC. He is currently a Producer at the CBC Creator Network, which seeks to improve the relevancy of the public broadcaster by discovering and developing the work of independent filmmakers and digital content creators across Canada. He was elected to Chair DiversifyCBC, an Employee Resource Group that represents over 350 people of colour to advocate for inclusion at the CBC. Rignam has produced documentaries, essays, and reported for the CBC from Yellowknife, Winnipeg, and Toronto. 

Lise Hosein is Head of CBC's Creator Network. Previously, she was a producer at CBC Arts where she worked with filmmakers across the country and produced video series including Art Hurts and Paper Cuts. She still writes and hosts a video series called Art 101. As part of CBC's Doc Mentorship Program, Lise made a radio documentary for White Coat, Black Art called "Choosing Cancer". Over the course of her career, Lise has been an on-air arts reporter at JazzFM91 radio, an interview producer at CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight and a sessional instructor at the University of Toronto, OCADU, Sheridan College and the Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music.
In a previous life, she was an academic at the University of Toronto where her doctoral studies blended art history with animal studies. Despite this, Lise is terrified of bees and basically hates hyenas.

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We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.