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Channing Dungey, chairman/CEO of Warner Bros. Television Group, is set to return to the Banff World Media Festival as a keynote speaker in June. The festival has also announced that Fox Entertainment CEO Rob Wade will be joining the lineup as a summit series keynote.

Jenn Kuzmyk, executive director of Banff, expressed her excitement at welcoming back Dungey as a keynote speaker, highlighting his expertise and insights that shape the future of the entertainment industry. Dungey’s influence spans scripted, unscripted, and animated series for streaming platforms, cable, and broadcast networks as part of Warner Bros. TV Group.

The 45th edition of the Banff World Media Festival will take place from June 9 to June 12, 2024 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta Canada. Past Summit Series keynote speakers have included industry figures like Jeffrey Katzenberg, Paula Kerger, Pearlena Igbokwe, Bela Bajaria, Ted Sarandos and Maverick Carter.

The festival will feature behind-the-scenes master classes, over 1200 networking opportunities and more than 25 thousand industry-related meetings. Banff will introduce a new segment called “Soundtrack” focusing on music on screen as well as diving into topics such as international financing co-production technology AI and social media. Additionally, the event will still host its Rockie Awards International Program Competition and Rockies Gala.

As one of the most respected events in the media industry worldwide, the Banff World Media Festival provides an opportunity for executives to meet with top decision-makers from around the world while learning about emerging trends and technologies shaping our entertainment landscape today.

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