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Karen Hanson

Karen Hanson is co-founder of Tilt Cinema, a film and television production company based in Toronto, which is currently executive producing several projects including "Rwanda United: A Generation After Genocide" (an OPC/FamilyStyle production) and "Four Eyes" (an international co-production with AVRO TV in the Netherlands). The company is currently working with Pale Fox Pictures to produce a thirteen-part series called "Wild Archaeology" for APTN.

With a diverse background in the Canadian cultural industry, Karen brings a wide range of skills to the company. She worked in book publishing for a number of years, most recently as an acquisitions editor for HarperCollins Canada, where she developed a list of critically acclaimed fiction and non-fiction titles that have sold internationally and been optioned for the screen. (e.g., Reese Witherspoon's Type A Films is currently developing Rebecca Godfrey's book "Under the Bridge." Jack Blum and Sharon Corder are developing Byron Ayanoglu's "Crete on the Half Shell.")

Within the film business, she co- wrote, directed and produced the award-winning "Three Lives of Kate," which screened at over 35 festivals worldwide and aired on CBC and HBO. Her series of thematically linked films entitled "Still Moves," includes "An Even Briefer History of Time" and "star, dust", which won the Platinum Remi at the 34th Houston WorldFest.

An instructor in the Media Fundamentals program at Sheridan College, Karen has also worked as a freelance script analyst for The Harold Greenberg Fund, Telefilm Canada and the Canadian Film Centre.

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