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.
Kaya Pino is a Mentor for IDEABOOST
Digital Media Strategy Music Supervision Data Analytics Storytelling and Insights
SVP, Digital, Analytics & Business Strategy
Saeed Zaman is a Mentor for IDEABOOST
Online Advertising Advertising Media Planning Digital Marketing Marketing Digital Strategy Strategy Integrated Marketing
EVP & CTO
Scott Dyer is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Paul Gardner is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Director of Business Operations
Edward Chan is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Corporate Development Tech Venture Capital Business Development Strategic Alliances and Partnerships Technology Licensing Intellectual Property & Patent Management Technical Knowledge Understanding Complex Technical Information Strategic Negotiations
CEO & Co-Founder
Christine Du is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Finance Management Leadership
Digital Marketing & Business Development Consultant
Justin Erdman is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Music Technology Digital Marketing Planning and Execution Social Media Strategy and Tactics Content Marketing and Production Mobile and Social App Development Web Development Multi-Platform Multi-Format Content Production
Chief Executive Officer, North America
Andrew Bailey is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Digital Strategy Advertising Direct Marketing Marketing Communications Integrated Marketing Online Advertising Interactive Advertising Brand Development
Janet Bannister is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Strategy E-Commerce Digital Strategy Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Leadership Management
Jesse Dallal is a Mentor for IDEABOOST
Start-Ups Venture Capital User Experience Business Strategy Mobile Applications Social Media Corporate Law Product Management Digital Media Intellectual Property
Industry Experience (3)
- Motion Pictures and Film
- Media Production
- Performing Arts