Chad Archibald & Cody Calahan ​(Writers/Directors and Founders of Black Fawn Films​)

* Please note that panels on February 6th are free to all attendees, but educational seminars on February 7th will have limited seating. You must RSVP to guarantee a spot.

Vinit Borrison 

Sarolta Csete 

(Director, Development & Corporate Affairs, Canadian Media Producers Association)

Kathleen Drumm 

(Director, Industry, Toronto International Film Festival)

Location: Theatre/Presentation Area

Fujinon: “DSLR Lenses VS Cinematic Lenses”

10:00am – 11:00am

Techni+Contact: “beyerdynamic Audio Solutions”
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Moss LED: “Low Profile, Lightweight, Low Voltage LED Lighting & Control Systems”
 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Panasonic: “Cinema Camera Line-up: Varicam 35, Varicam LT and EVA1”
 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Sony: “Sony’s Media Backbone NavigatorX Workflow”
 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Camera Department

Arri Lighting: “Arri Skypanel Family”
10:00am – 12:00pm

Arri Camera: “Arri Wireless Focus Pulling & Control Systems Workshop”
 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Laurie Januska

(Head of Programming, Women in Film & Television – Toronto)

Jen & Sylvia Soska (Writers/Directors of American Mary & Hosts of Hellevator)

Erin Burke 

(Associate Director, Content - Programs, Canadian Film Centre)

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

James Klopko, CSC

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Show Me The Screens

Moderator Martin Wojtunik

3:00pm – 4:00pm Speaker Panel | 45 mins.

“Sci-Fi/Action/Horror: The Creative Process in Canadian Cinema”

Join us as some of the best voices in Canadian genre speak passionately about what they love.  Featuring an accomplished group of directors and writers who aren’t strangers to blood, guts and kicking butts.

4:00pm – 5:00pm Speaker Panel | 45 mins.

“Technology vs. Creativity: POV of a DP”

​A host of respected Canadian cinematographers will discuss the challenges they face when trying to incorporate both technology and creativity into a project, and the mentality it takes to combine the two effectively.

​5:00pm – 6:00pm Speaker Panel | 45 mins.

“Professional Development for Independent Filmmakers”

An in-depth discussion on internships, project and professional development outside of film school.  Panelists will include representatives from some of the top film-related organizations in the country.


Shelly Quade 

(Manager, Programs & Development, National  Screen Institute)

Stuart Campbell

Moderator Alison Lang (Writer of Women with Guts

Moderator Amy Jo Johnson (Writer/Director of The Space Between)

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Douglas Koch, CSC

2017 Panels


Show Me The Money 


Andrea Subissati (Executive Editor of Rue Morgue magazine and Co-host of Faculty of Horror podcast)

Simon Shohet, CSC

John Tarver, CSC