Marla Boltman, J.D.

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs & Operations

Marla brings more than twenty years of experience in the film and television industry to her role at Halfire. She oversees all legal and business affairs matters, as well as the day-to-day operations from the company’s Toronto office.

Prior to joining Halfire, Marla lent her production, legal, and strategic experience to the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) in her role as the Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs and General Counsel. Previously, Marla served as the Director of Legal and Business Affairs at DHX Media, where she was responsible for all business and legal aspects of the development, production, financing, distribution, and exploitation of many of DHX’s live action and animated television series and digital productions.

Before embarking on a legal career, Marla spent seven years working in various roles in the independent production industry for organizations such as Alliance Atlantis Communications, the Canadian Film Centre’s Feature Film Project, and the Canada Media Fund.

Marla is a board member of POV 3rd Street, and she currently sits on the CMPA’s Television and Content committees.