Telefilm Canada Announces the Appointment of Karynn Austin as Interim National Feature Film Executive – English-language Market

Toronto, January 4, 2011 – As of today, Karynn Austin joins Telefilm Canada as the Interim National Feature Film Executive – English Language Market, in replacement of Stephanie Azam during her maternity leave.

“I am delighted to have Karynn on the team,” said Stephanie Azam, National Feature Film Executive – English-Language Market. “I am certain she will bring energy and continuity in my absence.”

Karynn Austin comes to Telefilm Canada with an impressive career in the film industry. As a veteran in feature film distribution, Karynn has formerly held such positions as Director of Marketing & Distribution at both Equinoxe Films and TVA Films. She specialises in marketing and promotional strategies, along with script analysis.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Karynn to Telefilm,” said Michel Pradier, Director, Project Financing. “I trust that the National Feature Film team is in good hands and I look forward to working with Karynn on our upcoming projects.”