Phyllis PLATT has worked extensively as a journalist, producer, and broadcast executive. She produced the award-winning Booky series of family movies for CBC (Booky’s Crush, Booky and the Secret Santa and Booky Makes Her Mark), and the limited series Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures for Shaftesbury Films and TMN/Movie Central. Platt also worked as producer on television movies such as Shania, Betrayed, and Open Heart, as well as Race to Mars, a multi-million dollar mini-series for Discovery Channel. Platt has served as a television executive in the roles of CBC Executive Director of TV Arts and Entertainment and Network Program Director, supervising the development and production of some of Canada’s most popular programmes, including This Hour Has 22 Minutes, The Newsroom, and DaVinci’s Inquest, as well as television movies such as Million Dollar Babies and The Arrow. She is a recipient of the Women in Film and Television Outstanding Achievement Award and has served as jury chair of the international Rose D’Or Television Festival.
Brian DENNIS is an award-winning producer of television series, movies and feature films. Dennis has produced numerous television series including The Border, Foolish Heart, The Associates, The Eleventh Hour, Traders and The Rez, for which he won The Canada Award at the 13th Annual Gemini Awards. He has produced several television movies based on life stories, including Shania and Open Heart, and book adaptations such as Playing House and Margaret Atwood’s, The Robber Bride. Select feature film credits include The Falls, the Genie-nominated Hard Core Logo and the Genie award-winning Dance Me Outside. He recently completed delivery of over 80 episodes of the series Ghostly Encounters for Corus and A&E Biography, as well as the final season of Little Mosque on the Prairie for CBC. Prior to forming PDM, he produced the TV movie, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town based on the classic Canadian novel by Stephen Leacock, which aired on CBC in 2012.
Peter MOSS has worked in the field of entertainment as a director of theatre and television, television producer, and broadcast executive. A multiple Gemini Award nominee, Peter has served as Head of Children’s Television for CBC, as VP of TV Programming and Production for YTV and Treehouse, as well as Executive Vice President of TV Programming and Development for Corus Entertainment. His Executive Producer credits include many leading, award-winning animated series including Arthur, for which he won a Daytime Emmy for Arthur’s Christmas Special. He has worked as Executive Producer for Sesame Workshop (formerly the Children’s Television Workshop). Moss also directed the family movies Booky Makes Her Mark, Booky and the Secret Santa, and Booky’ s Crush, winner of the international jury award at KIDS SCREEN; and the mini-series St Urbain’ s Horseman, based on the book by Mordecai Richler. In theatre, Moss has served as Artistic Director of Young People’s Theatre, and worked as a director at the Stratford Festival over a number of seasons, among many other theatres.