Speaker Jennifer Hollyer
The Jennifer Hollyer Agency
Combining her life-long love of narrative, her honours BA in literature and classics, and being a natural people person, Jennifer is living her dream job as co-owner and agent of the Jennifer Hollyer Agency. Many of Jennifer’s clients have been with her since she established the agency in 1991, and are considered to be the best in the business. Jennifer has helped myriad scribes go after their artistic vision and establish themselves as showrunners on their own series. Her love of tv includes everything from kids animation to dark cable dramas, taking pride in working with writers in all these genres. Her feature clients have seen their projects premiere at major festivals including TIFF, VIFF, and Sundance. Always one to encourage emerging talent, Jennifer devotes her time mentoring new screenwriters across the country through the Canadian Film Centre and the Writers Guild of Canada as well as several other national programs. She is also on the board of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.