Nancy Chapelle

Executive Director, Bell Fund

Nancy Chapelle is the executive director of the Bell Fund; an independent production fund that provides grants to Canadian independent producers who develop and produce television content across various platforms. Prior to joining the Bell Fund, Chapelle served for 11 years as TVO’s managing director of content and programming and played a senior strategic role in TVO’s transformation from a single television channel to a relevant and agile multi-platform media organization. She was also the co-founder of Catalyst Entertainment, a Toronto-based production and distribution company, which ultimately became part of a publicly traded family entertainment studio known for significant animation brands. Chapelle's professional honours include a Gemini Award and the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Most Powerful Women Award.