Christine Lim Labossiere
Christine Lim-Labossière is the CEO/Founder of Merging Media Productions Inc. and Executive Director of the annual Merging Media Conference, which she co-founded on Oct 17, 2010. An accomplished media professional with 30 years of experience in production, administration, operations & events management, Christine has worked for Telefilm Canada as an Investment Analyst, International Officer, and Western Region Officer for Industry Development.
Prior to launching Merging Media Productions Inc. in 2010, Christine was Manager for Industry Development & International Relations at New Media BC/DigiBC, the industry association for digital media in British Columbia, where she organized events and program initiatives. Her interest in International Relations & Venture Capital helped enhance her role as the director of key local digital media events such as the Vancouver International Partnering Forum & the Fusion Venture Forum.
Christine also runs a consultancy, Pentimento Productions, providing strategic advice to media companies and government agencies in Canada. Her clients have included Creative BC, the CBC, The Vancouver International Film Festival, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, the Vancouver Economic Commission, the BC Government, The Singapore Media Academy, and The Atlantic Film Festival.
Before arriving in Vancouver in 2001, where she currently resides, Christine held the position of the Deputy Director of the first Singapore Film Commission after enjoying an extensive career in film, stage and television. She is also an award-winning filmmaker, documentary producer & director. Her book “Spa Style Asia” and documentary, Healers – Journey into Ayurveda, produced for Discovery Channel and filmed on location in India, is now available on Amazon.com