Sylvain Lévesque

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Documentary and French Content Executive / Management

Sylvain Lévesque joined APTN’s programming department in 2008, bringing with him unparalleled experience in Indigenous film and television production. In addition to having more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Sylvain holds a master’s degree in communications, a bachelor’s degree in film studies and a bachelor’s degree in corporate copywriting and public relations. Sylvain’s career in film began in the international relations sector at Telefilm Canada, where he was responsible for promoting Canadian content through international film festivals. He has also worked in communications at the National Film Board of Canada and for Cinéac Cinema Agency.

In 2020, Sylvain became manager of programming for the Eastern Region, a position he previously held on an interim basis in 2012 and 2016. In 2022, he took on the title of documentary and French content executive. With his significant professional experience and his passion for sharing authentic stories, Sylvain has helped redefine the broadcasting industry. He is so excited to continue promoting educational and inspiring Indigenous content through his new role.