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Disney+ names Canada content head

August 19, 2022

Disney has appointed former Telefilm Canada executive, Stephanie Azam, as director of content for Disney+ Canada.

Azam was at Canadian government-owned Telefilm Canada for 13 years where she oversaw production financing for English-speaking Canada, joining in 2008 as a marketing and distribution specialist, before being promoted to national director of feature film in 2009. More recently she had a stint at distributor MK2 Mile End.

Disney+ has yet to commission and original Canadian productions.

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