Studio is offering these mid-career content producers and filmmakers the opportunity to develop their creative and business skills, and have the chance to interact with Canadian and internationally-recognized industry professionals.

Daniel Bekerman

Daniel Bekerman

Producer
Scythia Films

Scythia Films has two distinct mandates: By day we create content for film and television; by night we service-produce and co-produce.
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Sidney Chiu

Sidney Chiu

Producer
SC Productions

A producer focusing on films with international appeal, Chiu’s credits include Edko Film’s mandarin romantic comedy Anchoring in Seattle
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Paula Devonshire

Paula Devonshire

Producer
Devonshire Productions

Paula Devonshire has produced a wide variety of films and television over the last decade, including the Ginger Snaps sequels…
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Hugh Gibson

Hugh Gibson

Producer, Director, Writer
Chapeau! Films

Hugh Gibson is a writer, producer and director of short films and documentaries, as well as the author of the award-winning play Obedience (2000).
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Lauren Grant

Lauren Grant

Producer
Clique Pictures

Lauren Grant has produced several acclaimed short films and focuses on developing feature and documentary productions.
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Mateo Guez

Mateo Guez

Producer, Director, Writer
Theo Films

Throughout his 14-year career in the film industry, Mateo Guez produced, directed and wrote short and feature films, winning prizes in Cannes, Berlin and Toronto.
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Cher Hawrysh

Cher Hawrysh

Producer
Phenomenal Films

Cher Hawrysh is an award-winning creative producer dedicated to producing smart, sophisticated comedies and dramas for international audiences.
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Tanya Kelen

Tanya Kelen

Producer, Director, Writer
kelencontent

Tanya Kelen is Chief Entertainment Officer and Executive Producer of kelencontent, a boutique production, distribution and interactive company.
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Michelle Latimer

Michelle Latimer

Producer, Director, Writer, Actor
Streel Films

Michelle Latimer has directed and produced the short animated film Choke, which premiered at Sundance, where it received a Special Jury Honorable Mention…
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Joel McConvey

Joel McConvey

Producer, Writer
First Canyon Media

Joel McConvey is a Genie and Gemini Award–winning producer of cross-platform media.
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Laura J. Milliken

Laura J. Milliken

Producer, Writer
Big Soul Productions

Laura J. Milliken is a producer of Aboriginal heritage, and co-founded Big Soul Productions in 1999.
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Jennifer Podemski

Jennifer Podemski

Producer, Director, Actor
Redcloud Studios

Jennifer Podemski is an award-winning producer from Toronto, Canada, with over 25 years’ experience in the film and television industry.
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Paul Scherzer

Paul Scherzer

Producer
Six Island

Paul has produced a host of award-winning dramatic features and documentaries playing festivals from Toronto to Cannes, Sundance to Pusan, and selling into all markets.
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Sarah Timmins

Sarah Timmins

Producer
Corvid Pictures

Sarah Timmins is a producer of film and television, and founding partner of Toronto-based production company Corvid Pictures.
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Ingrid Veninger

Ingrid Veninger

Producer, Director, Writer
pUNK Films

Born in Bratislava and raised in Canada, Ingrid Veninger formed pUNK Films Inc. in 2003.
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James Wilkes

James Wilkes

Producer, Director, Writer
Le Cheval Noir

James Wilkes began his career in the Dark Arts: advertising, where he won dozens of awards for his creativity working with global brands.
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