Created in 2002, the Trailblazer Awards recognize outstanding achievements by racially diverse professionals in the Canadian entertainment industry. These 6 remarkable individuals inspire others and blaze a trail of excellence through their constant efforts to improve and diversify our vibrant film and television industry.

click on each trailblazer to view our exclusive interview

Samantha Wan
Toronto based filmmaker, Samatha Wan is best known for being a creator and star of the prime-time comedy series Second Jen.
Lyriq Bent
Lyriq Bent is an award winning Television/Film and Stage actor from Toronto known for his roles in the Saw series and The Book of Negroes.
Tracey Deer
Tracey Deer is an award-winning Mohawk filmmaker with multiple credits to her name as a showrunner, writer and director.
Huse Madhavji
Huse Madhavji is best known for his roles on HBO Canada’s “Call Me Fitz” and CTV’s “Saving Hope”.
Simu Liu
Simu Liu is an actor, writer and producer best known for his role as Jung on the hit CBC comedy Kim's Convenience.
Marsha Greene
Marsha Greene has written for Global’s Private Eyes, ABC’s Ten Days in the Valley, and Global/Lifetime drama Mary Kills People.
Show More

Trailblazer awards presented by our partner, Pierre Laurent. Each Pierre Laurent watch is crafted to the exacting technical standards of the world’s finest Swiss timepieces

Reelworld is a registered Canadian charity: Charitable #873045611RR0001


Address: 20 Richmond St. E., Suite #600, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 2R9

Tel:  416-598-7933​.

Email:  you!


About Us










  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White YouTube Icon