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MICHELLE ASELTINE

A film Producer and Line Producer based in Toronto, Michelle produced her first feature film in 2016 titled Hellmington. Shortly afterward, she began working on multiple feature films while running her own production company, Blind Luck Pictures. Michelle recently completed filming of the feature dark comedy titled Big Gold Brick and is set to be released in 2020. 

HIRAM GIFFORD

As a compositing supervisor at Guru Studios in Toronto, Hiram and has worked on hit shows like Justin Time, Paw Patrol (TVO/Nickelodeon) and True and the Rainbow Kingdom (Netflix) as well as the Academy Award (Oscar)© nominated animated feature The Breadwinner (2017).

SARAH MICHAEL

As the Production and Development Coordinator at White Pine Pictures, a Toronto-based production company Sarah has worked on recent projects including, Toxic Beauty (2019) and documentary feature and Opening Film of the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band (2019).

ALEXANDER PILON

A communications professional and artist with a background in film, television, and music. Alex has worked on many Emmy, Grammy, and Juno winning productions. Alexander is currently a professor of film, and television production.

ALEX LEE WILLIAMS

Alex wrote and directed his first feature film titled Hellmington in 2016. He has won several international awards, including the “TIFF Promising Filmmaker Award” at the 2014 Digi60 Spring Film Festival. Alex is currently developing his next feature film titled The Midnight Screening with his team at Blind Luck Pictures. He is set to direct this in 2020 in Toronto.

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