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FactualWEST is a one-of-a-kind, one day conference for mid-career and senior creators, producers and crew working in factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary television. We bring together top showrunners, broadcasters, creators and producers for a day of workshops designed to help you increase your skills, learn practical tips and get useful insights you can use move your career and your projects forward.
Saturday, October 21 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Getting Access to Difficult Worlds LIMITED

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Getting a factual show greenlight can often depend on access to a new unseen world. But gaining and keeping access to these environments can be an exercise in dealing with red tape, politics and risk-aversion. Join executive producer Rob Bromley (Border Security, Keeping Canada Alive) and entertaiment lawyer Kyle Fogden (Chandler Fogden Aldus) as they discuss their experiences of gaining trust and access to difficult worlds.

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Rob Bromley

Vice-Chair, Creative BC
As President and Partner of Force Four Entertainment, Rob was an Executive Producer of more than 400 hours of factual and scripted television.Many of those series including Border Security - Canada and America; Keeping Canada Alive and Keeping Canada Safe relied on gaining access... Read More →
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Kyle Fogden

Lawyer, Chandler Fogden Aldous Entertainment Law
Kyle Fogden is a founding partner of Chandler Fogden Aldous Entertainment Law. He advises independent television and film production companies in development, financing, production, distribution, and intellectual property matters. Kyle has acted as production counsel on a variety... Read More →
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Marlene Rodgers

Story Editor, Writer, Producer
Marlene Rodgers is a writer, producer and story editor who has worked in factual, documentary and drama.  She has story edited on numerous series including KEEPING CANADA ALIVE and MURDER SHE SOLVED.  As a senior story producer on KEEPING CANADA SAFE, she was part of a team that... Read More →

Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
320 Strategy Room 580 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3