Paul Bronfman, Chair

Paul Bronfman is the Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. He is also the Chairman of Pinewood Toronto Studios Inc. Over the last thirty years, Mr. Bronfman has built a group of entertainment firms dedicated to providing expert production services and studio facilities to the film and television industry. Mr. Bronfman presently serves or has served on numerous industry boards including The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, the Canadian Film Centre, the Canadian Media Production Association, FilmOntario and the Ontario Media Development Corporation. He is an active member of his community and contributes to a number of national and local charities. He also serves on the Board of Directors of The Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust studies. Mr. Bronfman is also a member of Playback’s Film & Television Hall of Fame, honouring his 30-plus years of exemplary industry service. Mr. Bronfman was awarded the prestigious Human Relations Award by the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (formerly The Canadian Council for Christians and Jews). He also received an Honourable Life Member Award from the Director’s Guild of Canada along with the Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute for Outstanding and Enduring Contributions to Canadian Television at the 2011 Gemini Awards. Mr. Bronfman has received the Canadian Society of Cinematographers President’s Award in addition to the Friend of The Industry Award at The Alberta Rosie Awards, honouring his outstanding service to the Alberta production community. As well, he was bestowed with a Banff Rockie Award, honouring Excellence in Business and Entertainment. In 2013, Mr. Bronfman was inducted into the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.