Meaghan Brander is a cultural programmer and media executive with over 15 years of experience working in the Canadian entertainment industry. Currently serving as Film Industry Growth Specialist with the Government of Prince Edward Island, her storied background includes roles with the Toronto International Film Festival and Cineplex Entertainment, specializing in film festival strategy, distribution, marketing and audience development. Meaghan has collaborated with arts organizations, festivals and media companies globally and helped connect communities across Canada with exceptional entertainment.
Meaghan holds a degree in Film Studies from Queen’s University. She was a jury member when the festival became competitive in 2014, and is a jury member for the 2022 fest.