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.
Branded Content Leader
Peter Vamos is a Mentor for IDEABOOST.
Digital Media Content Strategy Television Content Development Advertising Publishing Digital Strategy Video Journalism Editing
Ray Reid is mentor for IDEABOOST.
Digital Strategy Digital Marketing Online Advertising Web Analytics Integrated Marketing Mobile Marketing Display Advertising Affiliate Marketing
Jason Roks is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Digital Media Digital Strategy Online Advertising Emerging Technologies Strategic Planning Marketing Communications Entrepreneurship
Industrial Design Leader
Alison Phillips is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Product Design Industrial Design Product Development Merchandising Concept Development Design Thinking Management User-Centered Design Creative Direction
Don Stein is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Entrepeneurship Business Developement Social Media Leadership Public Speaking Social Networking Management Marketing Customer Service
Richard Stursberg is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Television Video Production New Media Media Production Content Strategy Blogging
Founder and CEO
James Belfer is a member of the IDEABOOST Investment Advisory Group
Film Digital Media Television Entrepreneurship New Media Entertainment Video Film Finance Social Media
Transformation Executive & Advisory Board Member
Debora Bielecki is a Mentor for IDEABOOST
Strategy Leadership Strategic & Business Planning Information Technology Corporate & Business Strategy Program Management Cross-Functional Team Leadership
Jim Cooper is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Simulations Robotics Strategic Planning Engineering Mathematical Modeling Product Management Software Engineering Engineering Management
VP of Interactive
John Canning is a mentor for IDEABOOST.
Digital Media Content Strategy Product Management Digital Strategy Media Production
Industry Experience (3)
- Motion Pictures and Film
- Media Production
- Performing Arts