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.
Jocelyn Mercer is a Mentor for IDEABOOST
Video Production Television Broadcast Video Documentaries Film Production Post Production Media Production Screenwriting HD Video
Start Up Executive and Seed Stage Investor
Alan Lysne is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Seed Stage Investing Startups Technology
Matthew Leibowitz is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Venture Capital Entrepreneurship Mergers & Acquisitions Portfolio Management Corporate Development Business Strategy
Director, Strategic Investments, Women in Tech
Nicole LeBlanc is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Digital Marketplace Lead
Lawrence Hwang is a Mentor for IDEABOOST
Digital Strategy Digital Marketing Online Advertising Advertising Integrated Marketing Social Media Marketing Brand Development Mobile Marketing Social Media Direct Marketing
Industrial Technology Advisor (ITA)
Godwin Liu is a Mentor for IDEABOOST.
Cross Functional Team Management Product Development Project Management Program Management Business Strategies Leadership
Maduri & Associates
Anne Marie Maduri provides investment banking and financial advisory services to Digital Media, Entertainment and Technology companies.
Investment Banking Financial Advisory Services Equity Analysis Digital Media Mergers and Acquisitions
Rafi Gordon is a Mentor for IDEABOOST
Digital Media E-Commerce Strategic Partnerships New Media Digital Strategy Online Advertising Digital Marketing Film Publishing Social Media Marketing
Aaron Williamson is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Business Transformation Workshop Facilitation Business Strategy Change Management Organizational Design Graphic Facilitation Strategic Planning
Shintaro Yamakami is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Investment Portfolio Management Equities Asset Management Mutual Funds Finance
Industry Experience (3)
- Motion Pictures and Film
- Media Production
- Performing Arts