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Ava Torres

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Ava Torres brings a unique perspective to the industry having lived across four different countries including Spain, Argentina, Canada and the US. She has a passion for finding fresh and new stories, and is currently Executive in Charge of Development, Drama for the Scripted team at CBC. Ava brings a wide range of experience in production, development, acquisitions, and talent management. Prior to her current role, she was part of the Acquisitions team where they scouted and brought premium international shows and films to CBC Gem.

Before joining CBC in 2019, Ava was an Associate at the talent agency, Meridian Artists, which represents screenwriters and directors in both Los Angeles and Toronto. In this role, she brought a keen eye for talent scouting and development, drawing from her experience as a producer. Ava is a graduate from the University of Toronto, holding a Master’s in Spanish Literature and a Bachelor’s in Cinema Studies and Spanish Literature.