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This panel is specifically built for filmmakers working in children’s programming. Join this informative discussion with CBC to learn how to break into and develop a career in the field in a way that can create a better future for kids. What is CBC’s current programming strategy for kids’ content? What opportunities and training are offered to racialized filmmakers whose stories deserve more space in Canadian television?
Kara Harun • Writer, Director, and Producer
Zach Feldberg • Head of YA Digital Originals, CBC Gem
Tony Kim • Actor, Producer, and Entertainer, CBC Kids
Marie McCann • Senior Director of Children's Content, CBC
17 Nov, 2021 4:30 pm
Follow Canadian Spotlight artist Ali Kazimi on a deep dive into his archive-infused films Continuous Journey and Random Acts of Legacy. Topics will include technical looks at film preservation, editing, music composition, and creative considerations of perspective and collaboration.
13 Nov. 6:30 pm
Narrative in Other Mediums is a panel that brings together creatives working in formats like video games, music videos, and commercials to discuss their experience and expertise with narrative construction and creative direction.
16 Nov. 4:30 pm
So You Think You Can Pitch is back! Celebrate our 15th year of pitch competitions by supporting your favourite emerging filmmakers in our live event! Featuring a total of five finalist individuals or teams, the winner will walk away with our amazing prize package to kickstart or finish their short film, including a cash award, in-kind support, and the opportunity to premiere their work with us at next year’s festival!