Rudy Buttignol

British Columbia's Knowledge Network
Participates in 1 Session
 
Rudy Buttignol is the President and CEO of British Columbia’s public broadcaster, Knowledge Network, and President of the BBC Kids channel. He moderates annual financing forums in Amsterdam, Leipzig, and Asian Side of the Doc; and serves as a Director on boards of several arts organizations. Buttignol is a graduate of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Toronto’s York University and has completed Executive programs at Stanford and Harvard.
From 1993 to 2006, Buttignol was TVO’s Creative Head of Network Programming, Head of Independent Production, and Commissioning Editor. His notable commissions include The Corporation, Manufactured Landscapes, Diamond Road, and Emmy/Grammy Award winning Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach. From 1975 to 1993, he worked as an independent writer, director and producer of children’s series and documentaries.
International honors include the inaugural Doc Mogul Award from the Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and nine Canadian Academy Awards. On December 30, 2015, Buttignol was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada, “for his contributions as a champion of Canadian documentary filmmaking and for his transformative leadership at the Knowledge Network.”

Sessions in which Rudy Buttignol participates

Thursday September 27, 2018

3:45 PM
3:45 PM