Prem Gill is Director, Original Production & Programming, TELUS Optik TV. She is a passionate ambassador for talent development and storytelling. She drives the development of content for TELUS’ community programming commitments on Optik TV and led the creation of STORYHIVE. STORYHIVE is a Kickstarter-inspired online platform where local creative talent can pitch projects and garner crowd support to compete for funding from TELUS. The top projects as voted on by the community receive production grants from TELUS and distribution on Optik TV. Prem was recently named in a Globe and Mail article referencing the power list of 10 women who matter in English Canada as film and content creators and decision makers. Prem is also on the board of directors of the Vancouver International Film Festival and the National Screen Institute.