OUR FREE INDUSTRY PANELS CREATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS & STORYTELLERS.
Learn from the experts, and get real advice that you won't hear anywhere else. Each panel features prominent industry leaders and gives attendees the opportunity to interact with the artists. You will be able to sit in on insightful discussions, while also getting the chance to drive the discussion with your questions.
Oct. 21, 2021 | 12:30PM - 2:00PM EST
IPF CASE STUDY
Scripted Short Form Series: How to Develop Your Package for Funding
IPF presents the honourable team - Nisha Khan, Rabiya Mansoor, and Marushka Almeida from (Get Up, Aisha) and the award-winning creators Lindsay & Justin Lee from (Miikshi The Meek Sheep) who will take the reins to ask the real, relevant questions in this candid and dynamic two‐way interview. From proof‐of‐concepts to awards notoriety, these peers re‐examine the top takeaways of their short-form projects and investigate each others' processes that have forged their paths to success.
Miikshi The Meek Sheep
Justin T. Lee
VFX Artist, Puppeteer
Miikshi The Meek Sheep
Get Up, Aisha
Comedian, Writer, Actor, Producer
Get Up, Aisha
Marushka Jessica Almeida
Get Up, Aisha
Oct. 23, 2021 | 2:30PM - 3:30PM EST
Directing: From Indie Films to Episodic Television
Presented by DGC National
DGC National presents the Directing: From Indie Film to Episodic Television panel which includes several distinguished directors who share their experiences and expertise on their transition from directing indie films to television in today’s media landscape.
Directors Guild of Canada
Utopia Falls, Kung Fu
With Wonder, Murdoch Mysteries
Oct. 25, 2021 | 1:30PM - 2:30PM EST
Telefilm Canada Case Study
Welcome to This Place
From idea to script to screen - this is the step-by-step road map to taking the journey from idea to completion with Telefilm Canada. Join us with Telefilm Canada’s Barbara Chirinos and the filmmakers of the highly anticipated feature, This Place.
Project Leader National Promotion
V. T. Nayani
Director, Co-Writer, Producer
Key Makeup & Hair Artist
Muraly Srinarayanathas Executive Producer, Key Cast
Oct. 26, 2021 | 2:30PM - 3:30PM EST
The Creative Team Behind
the Hit Series, Diggstown
The cast and crew behind the CBC hit drama series, DIGGSTOWN, sit down to share an exclusive sneak peak of Season 3 and insight on the production process while shooting in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Writer, Performer, Producer
Creator, Showrunner, Executive Producer, Writer
Vinessa Antoine Actress
Oct. 25, 2021 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
How To Budget For Music
In Your Film
Presented by Music Publishers Canada
Join Music Publishers Canada for a panel about everything you’ve always wanted to know about music in film: how to hire and work with a composer, licensing songs from music publishers, clearing rights, and where music supervisors fit in. Think about music early and bring in music creatives to help. There is a song for every budget.
High Priestess Publishing
Stinky Rice Studios
Director, Administration & Synchronization
Everton Jr. Lewis
Chief Music Supervisor
Wracket Music Supervision Inc.
Oct. 21, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:00PM EST
BELL FUND CASE STUDY
GAY MEAN GIRLS S2
Bell Fund proudly presents the phenomenal team behind Gay Mean Girls: Season 2 as a great case study to examine web series developement and gain insight from an amazing female led production who overcame financial challenges and found a home for their series on KindaTV.
Taelor Lewis Joseph
Director, Actress, How T.O. Art, Summerland
Director of Photography
Development Executive Kinda TV
Oct. 26, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:00PM EST
CMF Case Study
The Next, Next Stop
Take a look into the process of creating season 2 of the Toronto based anthology comedy series, Next Stop. From an independently produced web series to a CBC Gem original, learn how the creative team produced the series during a pandemic.
Business Relations Analyst
CMF Program Administrator
Oct. 23, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:00PM EST
Idea to Development:
The Animation Process
The Intro to Animation Directing panel will discuss the process of animation from conception to completion, storyboarding and collaboration; how do animators share their vision to create the shows and films we love.
Actress, TV Host, Filmmaker, Director, Playwright, and Voice Actress.
President & CCO of Mainframe Studios & EVP WOW! Unlimited Media
Renae J. Ruddock
Environment & Matte Painting Supervisor
Oct. 25, 2021 | 3:00PM - 4:00PM EST
LEVEL UP with ROGERS
Level UP is an on-the-ground experience developed in partnership with Rogers Sports & Media for Canadian writers and directors. Two writers and two directors were given the opportunity to shadow key creatives and work on the show, Hudson & Rex. Join us as the writers and directors from the program share their experiences and thoughts on working on the hit show.
Director of Original Content
Rogers Sports & Media
Oct. 24, 2021 | 4:00PM - 5:00PM EST
Creative BC Presents
IBPOC Below the Line: Getting In, Moving Up
How do IBPOC Below-the-Line crew in B.C. enter and network into the industry? Join Creative BC and industry professionals for a panel discussion on working in British Columbia and and learn about the new initiative, Creative Pathways.
Visual Development Modeler, CG Artist
Local 2020 Unifor
Reelworld Industry Panels are made possible with support from Telefilm Canada, Ontario Creates and Canada Media Fund