News | 11/11/2005 5:00 am EST
The Canadian Film and Television Production Association (CFTPA) has named Claude Lemieux to the position of VP, communications and member services. A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Lemieux began his career working as a journalist in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. Since then, he’s played a major role in organizing the Canadian presence at such high-profile international film and television industry events as the Cannes Film Festival, MIPCOM, MIP-TV, the Berlin Film Festival, the Montreal International Festival of Films, and the Banff Television Festival. He has also done consulting work with Telefilm Canada, and was also owner and president of the Great Divide Group, a Banff AB-based destination management firm.