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Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation


Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation


Articles of Incorporation


No Remuneration


The Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation (NLFDC) was formed in 1997 as a crown corporation to promote the development and growth of the film and video industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, and to increase the visibility of Newfoundland and Labrador as a location for film activity. The NLFDC receives an annual grant from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation for operational, marketing, granting, and program support. This includes promoting the province worldwide as a place to undertake film and video activity, serving as the film and video focal point at all levels, and supporting sector growth using investment and equity capital (Equity Investment Program).


The Board of Directors of the NLFDC can consist of between one and nine Directors, including the Chair. The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation or a designate serves as Government's ex-officio representative on the Board of Directors. There is no limit on the number of terms a member can serve.

Competency Profile:

Those who make up Council should collectively possess the following core competencies:

• Arts and Culture sector knowledge and experience
• Film Industry experience
• Governance
• Strategic planning
• Financial expertise including knowledge of direct equity tax credit programs
• Executive/Leadership experience
• Marketing and public relations
• Human Resource Management



Members of Council should possess the following personal attributes:

• Strong reading comprehension and critical thinking skills
• High ethical standards and integrity
• Ability to maintain confidentiality on all council issues
• Ability to listen and work as a team member
• Flexible, responsive and willing to consider other council members opinions
• No direct or indirect conflict of interest
• Ability to travel to council meetings


Time Commitments:

Directors are appointed for a three-year term. The Board meets quarterly.


Directors are appointed for a three-year term. There is no limit on the number of terms a member can serve.

Vacancy Profile:

The Council is seeking to fill up to eight vacancies. Expressions of interest being sought from individuals who possess the background, experience and skill-set identified in the board profile and who can bring unique perspectives to the table. Consideration will also be given to a variety of demographic factors to ensure the board is representative of the population they serve.

Current Members:
NameTitleAppointment TypeAppointment Date (yyyy/mm/dd)Expiry Date (yyyy/mm/dd)
Boone, Mr. Daniel MemberMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07
Deputy Minister or Designate of BTCRDMemberMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07
Golfman, Ms. Noreen MemberMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07
Goudie, Mr. Craig MemberMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07
Kennedy, Ms. Colleen MemberMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07
Lannon, Mr. Paul ChairpersonMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07
Sexton, Mr. Mark MemberMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07
Stagg, Ms. Cheryl MemberMinisterial2014-05-082017-05-07

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