N.S. FILM DEVELOPMENT CORP.–Film Board Reflects Experience andRegional Diversity The Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation has added two newpeople to its board of directors. Bonnie Kirby of Halifax and James Gogan of Sydney joined theboard on March 29, Ms. Kirby as chair and Mr. Gogan as a boardmember. “These individuals bring a broad array of skills to thecorporation and further round-out the knowledge and perspectivethat are helping the corporation develop Nova Scotia’s filmindustry,” said the Minister responsible for the Nova Scotia FilmDevelopment Corporation, Ernest Fage. Ms. Kirby has an extensive business background and is currentlythe manager of the executive masters program in businessadministration at Saint Mary’s University. Ms. Kirby held thepost once before, between 1997 and 2001. Mr. Gogan, a native ofSydney, is a partner with the law firm of Sampson McDougall. “We are pleased to have such accomplished individuals overseeingthe governance of the corporation, and the film and televisionindustry appreciate the generous contribution of personal time byall board members,” said Ann MacKenzie, chief executive officerof the film corporation. Ms. Kirby and Mr. Gogan join current board members Paul MacKinnonof Halifax, Ernest Dick of Granville Ferry, Ken Eisner of Truro,Richard Hebb of Dayspring, and Rita Lamontagne MacDonald ofMartin’s Point. The Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation provides a widerange of programs and services to build the capacity andcompetitiveness of the province’s film, television and new mediaindustries.