Chief Operating Officer
Liz Shorten has been working to build capacity in the film, television and digital media sectors for the past 25 years. In her role as chief operating officer at the CMPA, Liz leads staff and oversees organizational operations across the association’s offices in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver, and works to implement the CMPA’s corporate strategic plan. Liz previously held senior positions at the Ontario Film Development Corporation (Ontario Creates), British Columbia Film (Creative BC), and CBC Television.
Liz was recently named one of BC’s top 500 Business Leaders by Business in Vancouver and “Woman of the Year” by Women in Film and Television Vancouver in recognition of her leadership role in the film and television industry.