Leadership Team Bios

Catherine Tait

Catherine’s production industry experience spans over two decades and includes leadership in the American independent film industry and public company management.  She began her career in the Canadian federal government’s Department of Communications before shifting her focus to Telefilm Canada. Catherine also served as President and COO of Salter Street Films from 1997 until the company’s sale to Alliance Atlantis in 2001.  Prior to Salter Street Films, she was Executive Director of the Independent Feature Project, the largest independent film organization in the U.S.  In 2006, she co-founded iThentic, an award-winning digital content company responsible for producing the Canadian Screen Award-winning series “Space Riders: Division Earth” and Emmy-Award-winning series “Guidestones”. In 2011, Catherine also co-founded Hollywood Suite, Canada’s preeminent broadcast outlet for Hollywood and Canadian films.

Currently, Catherine serves on the Board of Directors for DHX Media, the country’s leading independent kids’ content company.  She has also previously served on the boards of CHUM Ltd, Aliant and eOne Entertainment.

Catherine holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto, an M.Sc. from Boston University and a D.E.A. from l’Université de Paris.


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