Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Shaftesbury
As Shaftesbury’s Senior Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs, Scott Garvie has overseen negotiation and implementation of all development, financing, sales and recoupment arrangements since 1994. Garvie serves as executive producer on all of Shaftesbury’s productions and, as a result of his strategic relationships with key broadcast and financing partners, has been integral to the growth of the company into one of Canada’s leading creators of original content for multiple platforms.
As world-class brand builders, Shaftesbury is an industry leader in engaging and sustaining audiences by creating brand extensions including original content created for digital and social media platforms, mobile apps, and VR experiences. Taking the company’s expertise in scripted storytelling to the advertising industry, Shaftesbury’s branded entertainment division is dedicated to growing the company’s roster with brand funded content targeted at the coveted 18-34 demo.
Scott Garvie serves as Chair of the Canadian Media Producers Association’s (CMPA) Board of Directors, and has served on the Board for over 15 years. A recipient of the Douglas James Dales Industry Builder Award, he also sits on the FilmOntario Board, is a former Chair of the Ontario Producer’s Panel and served on the board of the Canadian Television Fund for four years.