2489 Bayview Ave., Toronto, M2L 1A8, ON, CA


The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a leader in mentoring content creators and entrepreneurs in the entertainment and digital media landscapes. By promoting the development of new ideas, production and best practices in film, television, digital media, music and acting, we are uniquely positioned within Canada’s vital and diverse screen entertainment industry.

With over 100 participants in more than a dozen programs each year, our mandate is to promote and invest in original projects, encourage commercial opportunities and build collaborative relationships between our alumni and media companies. Our 1,600 alumni and over 100 alumni partner companies create and produce popular, award-winning entertainment enjoyed by audiences around the world.

Founded by iconic Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison as a film school in 1988, we have become an essential hub for ideas and innovation within the global entertainment sphere.



Experts (86)

Kaya  Pino

Kaya Pino

Media Professional

Kaya Pino is a Mentor for IDEABOOST

Digital Media Strategy Music Supervision Data Analytics Storytelling and Insights

Caitlin O'Donovan

Caitlin O'Donovan

VP, Digital, Kids Division

Caitlin O’Donovan is a mentor for IDEABOOST.

Digital Media Television New Media Digital Strategy Broadcast Social Media Marketing User Experience Content Development

Shawn  Rosemarin

Shawn Rosemarin

VP – Americas Solutions and Products for Hitachi

Bridging the past to the future!

Enterprise Software Hybrid Cloud Sotrage Solutions Technology Services Solution Selling Cloud Computing Virtualization SaaS

Paul  Gardner

Paul Gardner


Paul Gardner is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group

Kyle  Jackson

Kyle Jackson


Kyle Jackson is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group

Post Production Film Film Production Video Television Producing Entertainment Digital Media Directing Feature Films

Ted Biggs

Ted Biggs

VP, Convergent & Technology

Ted Biggs is a Mentor for IDEABOOST

Television Film New Media Film Production Documentaries Video Production Entertainment Broadcast Digital Media Short Films

Dominic Bortolussi

Dominic Bortolussi

Managing Partner

Dominic Bortolussi is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group

Project Management Startups Agile Methodologies Web Development Software Development Mobile Devices Workshop Facilitation Product Management Information Architecture User Interface Design Mobile Applications Entrepreneurship Mobile Products Web Applications Ruby On Rails Javascript Web Products Strategic Leadership User Experience Html 5 Ios Development Software Design Graphic Design Web Design Product Development

Christopher Barnard

Christopher Barnard


Christopher Barnard is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group

Corporate Strategy Product Development Corporate Development Financing Activities

Colleen  Decourcy

Colleen Decourcy


Colleen Decourcy is a mentor for IDEABOOST.

Digital Strategy Creative Strategy Integrated Marketing Creative Direction Interactive Marketing

Scott  Dyer

Scott Dyer


Scott Dyer is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group

Industry Experience (3)

  • Motion Pictures and Film
  • Media Production
  • Performing Arts

Expertise Overview

641 Areas of Expertise

182 Industry Experience

12 Event Appearances

0 Talks