Warner Bros. TV Group Chairman/CEO Channing Dungey to Serve as a Keynote Speaker at Banff World Media Festival

Warner Bros. Television Group chairman/CEO Channing Dungey is returning to the Banff World Media Festival this June to serve as one of its keynote speakers, the event announced on Wednesday. Dungey joins a lineup that also includes Fox Entertainment CEO Rob Wade as a summit series keynote.

“We’re delighted to welcome back Channing Dungey as a keynote speaker,” said Banff executive director Jenn Kuzmyk in a statement. “Channing’s unparalleled expertise and insights are a key driver in shaping the future of the entertainment industry. She is a visionary whose impact transcends screens.”

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Dungey’s domain includes the Warner Bros. TV Group’s scripted, unscripted, and animated series for streaming platforms, cable, and the broadcast networks. Her previous credits include serving as vice president of original series at Netflix and as ABC Entertainment president.

The Banff World Media Festival returns for its 45th edition from June 9 to June 12, 2024 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Past Summit Series keynote speakers include Jeffrey Katzenberg, Paula Kerger, Pearlena Igbokwe, Bela Bajaria, Ted Sarandos and Maverick Carter. The Banff fest includes behind-the-scenes master classes, as well as 1,200 facilitated networking opportunities and more than 25,000 meetings related to the global media industry.

Banff will add a new segment that focuses on music on screen (dubbed “Soundtrack”) and also focus on international financing and co-production, plus technology, AI and social media.

Banff will also continue to hold its Rockie Awards International Program Competition, as well as its Rockies Gala.

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