Director, Business & Legal Affairs
Shawn has worked for many years at a senior level in the business and legal affairs area of the Canadian screen-based media industry, as in-house legal council, as the owner of a business affairs consulting business, and as a lawyer in the private practice. Shawn, is well-versed in the financing and administration of Canadian film, television and digital media productions, from conception through completion and delivery. He now works diligently and collaboratively behind the scenes with the other members of the Frantic team and industry stakeholders to continue the tradition of production excellence for which Frantic is known.
Shawn also sat on the boards of provincial and national screen-based media industry associations and remains active in efforts to celebrate, refine and grow this vitally important business and cultural sector.
Shown received a B.A. (Hons) (double major in Mass Communications and English) from York University, Toronto and an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia Law School, Vancouver.