Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Boyd Joins Canadian Media Production Association

Indie producer Gigi Boyd has been hired as vice president for the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), replacing Tracey Wood, who became vp of Canadian affiliates for the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

As chief BC negotiator for the CMPA, representing major Canadian producers, Boyd will negotiate agreements with west coast unions and guilds including the Union of British Columbia Performers, the Directors Guild of Canada's BC district council and the BC Council of Film Unions.

Boyd will be involved in structuring labour agreements, referee disputes
on local film and TV productions, and lobby the BC government for better tax credits.

Boyd previously was a producer for the TV series "Exes & Ohs," "The Guard," "Elijah", "Cold Squad" as well as western Canadian director of the TV unit @ Telefilm Canada...