Madeleine Lévesque Director of Original Production, TELETOON Canada Inc.
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Madeleine Lévesque joined TELETOON Canada Inc. in May 1997 as Director, Original Production. In this role, she is responsible for all original productions for both the English and French networks.Since joining TELETOON, Ms. Lévesque has been instrumental in producing Canadian content for the network that consistently ranks in the top 10 including popular series What About Mimi?, Angela Anaconda, Braceface, and What’s with Andy?. Under her leadership, TELETOON produces over 400 episodes of original programming each year and is considered a solid partner in the international arena for the creation of innovative programming. Ms. Lévesque has over 18 years experience in the television industry, and came to TELETOON from SDA Productions (now TVA) in Montreal where she held various positions but most notably as producer for many children’s series including Popular Mechanics for Kids for Global. Ms. Lévesque is fluent in English and French, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Concordia University. She is the Chair of The Alliance for Children and Television, and is a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (ACCT) and Femmes du Cinéma de la Télévision et Vidéo à Montréal (FCTVM). Ms. Lévesque is married with two children and resides in Montreal, PQ.