Speaker Mary Bredin

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Mary Bredin

Creative Development Producer

Guru Animation Studio

Mary Bredin, EVP Content & Strategy at Guru Studio, has built her 25 year career developing, executive producing and acquiring content around the globe. Mary has tirelessly championed bold, international business strategies while maintaining the importance of developing quality ground-breaking content. She has brought that creative business sense to every role – including her time at Nelvana, Telefilm Canada, Canal +, and PMMP in Paris. In London, Mary was at Disney for 8 years where she built a team of global Disney Channel Executives creating a framework for programming and acquisitions that is still used today. Mary joined Guru Studio in 2007 to lead the Original Content business beginning with Justin Time, then Dinopaws and most recently developing and executive producing the series, True and the Rainbow Kingdom - a Netflix Original that launched globally in August 2017. Her mission to export the best of Canadian content to the world still gives Mary great pride and energy even after 25 years!

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