Programming Committee. Leading the pack.




Slawko Klymkiw
Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Film Centre


Ana Serrano
Chief Digital Officer
Canadian Film Centre


Orla Garriques
Project Manager
ASTOUND Initiative


Sabrina Bulley
Assistant
ASTOUND Initiative


Brett Hendrie
Managing Director
Hot Docs
ASTOUND SALON


Elizabeth Radshaw
Industry Programs Directors
Hot Docs
ASTOUND SALON


Chloe Sosa-Sims
Industry Programmer
Hot Docs
ASTOUND SALON


Janelle Zhao
Industry Programs Assistant
Hot Docs
ASTOUND SALON


Tom Barker
Founding Chair, Digital Futures Initiative (DFI)
Graduates Program Director


Helmut Reichenbacher


Monica Contreras
ASTOUND SUMMIT


Suzanne Stein
ASTOUND SUMMIT

Consortium. Working together.




Tom Barker
OCADu

Monica Contreras
OCADu

Orla Garriques
ASTOUND Initiative

Mark Greenspan
Achilles Media

Donald Henderson
Interactive Ontario

Elizabeth Radshaw
Hot Docs

Helmut Reichenbacher
OCADu

Renee Robinson
Women In Film and Television- Toronto

Ana Seranno
Canadian Film Centre

Shane Smith
Toronto International Film Festival

Chloe Sosa-Sims
Hot Docs

Suzanne Stein
OCADu

Susan Vaas
Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA)

Heather Webb
Women In Film and Television- Toronto

Contributors. Shaping our future.




Dee Balkissoon

Mary Barroll
Barroll Law Offices

Eric Blais
OCADu

Ray Brooks
Social Impact Angel Investor

Sean Buckley
Buck Productions

Sabrina Bulley
ASTOUND Initiative

Zan Chandler
ZancomMedia

Pearl Chen
Nascent Digital
Karma Laboratory

Shari Cohen
Ontario Media Development Corporation

Paul Connor
Network of Angel Organization-Ontario (NAO-O)

Alex Contini
Alex Contini Design

Andrew Fisher
Wesley Clover International Corp

Nathon Gunn
Social Game Universe

John Ko
johnko.ca

Lalita Krishna
InSync Media

Ann Marie Maduri
Maduri Laird Partners

Charles Officer
Sugar Cane Productions

Marva Ollivierre
Doeeye Media

Glenn Paradis
Clairwood Capital Management Inc.

Phil Schmitt
Summerwood Group

John Schoales
Ontario Ministry of Culture Tourism & Sport

Qasim Virjee
Design Guru

Bryan Watson
EP Enterprises Inc./ NACO

Aaron Williamson
vis.uali.st

Joyce Wong

Janelle Zhao
Hot Docs





The ASTOUND Initiative is led by CFC Media Lab in partnership with Hot Docs, and OCADU. ASTOUND is made possible through The Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnerships Fund administered by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) on behalf of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport.

Tertiary Partners: Achilles Media, Canadian Media Production Association, Interactive Ontario, MaRS Discovery District, Nordicity, Seneca College, Summerwood Group Inc., University of Waterloo – Stratford Campus, Toronto International Film Festival, Wesley Clover International, and Women In Film and Video – Toronto. In collaboration with: National Angel Capital Organization, Network of Angels – Ontario and Maple Leaf Angels.