Greeted at the main entrance off Granville Street by the friendly Indigo/Chapters team, we were handed our ‘wish list’ card and escorted up to the main preview party. Tea, cocktails and sweet and savoury treats were offered but we opted...
Matt DeVuono is the Director of Alternative Programming at Cineplex Entertainment. He works in the division also known as Front Row Centre Events and primarily focuses on event programming for cinema, both live and pre-recorded, that falls outside of the traditional theatrical release windows. These are some of the pages that have shaped his career path
Pierre Jutras is a nightlife/restaurant mogul, to say the least, having owned Club DiSalvio Allegra Cocktail Lounge, Cigar Emporium, HOTEL nightclub & bar, and NECTAR restaurant. Currently, he’s the President of Toronto young professional hot spot The Spoke Club, and today’s he’s sharing some of the notable reads that have shaped his career path
Originally from France, Jérémie Abessira is the Executive Director of Toronto’s European Union Film Festival (Nov 14 to 27 at The Royal Cinema). How did he get to where he is today? These are some of the pages that have inspired his career path
Kirk co-founded Wave, considered by TechCrunch as one of Canada's best startups, in November 2010. As CEO he’s led the company to milestones including more than 1.5 million users, venture funding from top VCs in Silicon Valley, Boston and Toronto, and a team of 70 team members in four cities. These are some of the pages that have inspired him
Justine Whyte is an Executive Director and Producer at CFC Creates, having worked in arts and culture for 25 years to help creative voices have their work realized and appreciated by audiences; these are some of the pages that have inspired her career
Helen Zukerman is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Toronto Jewish Film Festival, presenting its 21st Festival from April 11-21. She has seen the Festival evolve from its first year and 34 films at the Bloor Cinema with 7500 attendees, to this one which will have 108 films from 18 countries at five venues and thousands of people
Stan Gibson is the co-Founder and Executive Director at the Ecologos Institute, a registered charity that engages the public in participatory educational experiences to raise awareness and action to protect the natural environment. These are some of the pages that have inspired his career path...
Paul Scherzer is the CEO and founder of Six Island Productions. As a producer, he has worked on a host of award-winning features including Khaled (TIFF Canada Top Ten), A Wake (Best Director & Best Editing Award noms Directors Guild of Canada) and documentary LAND (nominated for a Social Justice Award, Santa Barbara International Film Festival). These are some of the pages that have inspired his career
Kerry Kupecz is the Executive Director, Sales & Marketing at Video Services Corp, an independent film distributor in Toronto. She handles sales, marketing and deliverables for all platforms, including theatrical, DVD and VOD. These are some the literary works that have inspired her