Paul Bronfman is the Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. He is also Chairman of Pinewood Toronto Studios Inc.
Mr. Bronfman launched his entertainment career in the mid-1970s, working in the music business with hit bands including Supertramp and April Wine. By the late 1970s, he transitioned to the film & TV industry and went on to hold several positions at Astral Media over the next decade.
In 1988, Mr. Bronfman founded Comweb Corp., which went on to build and manage Canada’s first Hollywood-style studio, North Shore Studios in Vancouver, in partnership with well-known writer/producer Stephen J. Cannell. North Shore Studios is the original home of the smash television series, “The X-Files”.
In 1989, Comweb acquired William F. White International Inc., (Whites) Canada’s oldest and largest provider of professional motion picture, television, live event, digital media production equipment and technical expertise. Comweb also owns and operates Whites Location Equipment Supply Inc. (Whites LES), Canada’s only national provider of professional location services to the motion picture, television, commercial and special events industries.
Comweb is also an active partner in Pinewood Toronto Studios, a world-class, state-of-the-art film and television production facility.
Mr. Bronfman’s company sponsors numerous industry organizations across the country, including Banff World Media Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival, among many others.
Mr. Bronfman serves on numerous industry boards including The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT), The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), FilmOntario and the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC).