Canadian lawyer and film executive, François N. Macerola, Died at 76

  Business, Law

François N. Macerola was born on January 31, 1942, in Montreal, Quebec and died November 8, 2018.

He was a Canadian lawyer and film executive.

He has held various senior positions with the National Film Board of Canada and Telefilm Canada.

Macerola learned at the Université de Montréal, picking up his BA degree there in 1963, and after that turning into a Bachelor of Civil Law in 1970.

Macerola was called to the Bar of Quebec in 1971 and started specializing in legal matters with the firm Malouf, Pateras, Macerola.

Macerola wound up associated with the movie business in 1976 when he was elected Director of the French Program at the National Film Board (NFB).

At that time, Macerola attempted to ensure that the dominatingly independent movie producers of the French Program couldn’t guarantee the status of lasting representatives, which spared the NFB cash, as more salaried workers would mean less spending plan accessible for genuine film creation.

During December 1988, six months previously his agreement was because of arrived at an end, Macerola ventured down as Commissioner of the NFB to join Lavalin Communications.

During 1991 Macerola cleared out Lavalin to take up a situation as Vice President of the Board of Directors of the movie organization Malofilm Distribution Limited.

Macerola stayed with Malofilm until 1995, when he joined the Canadian government’s film and TV financing organization Telefilm Canada.

Macerola filled in as the association’s Executive Director from 1995 until 2001 and was Chairman of the Board from 2000 until 2002.

Macerola at that point filled in as a legal counselor for the Canadian government before joining the Cirque du Soleil, as the leader of its legitimate division

He has two kids, Stéphanie and Louis.

François N. Macerola passed away at 76 years old.


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