Liz Marshall is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker. Since the 1990s she has written, produced, directed, and filmed diverse international and socially conscious documentaries. Her work has been released theatrically, been broadcast globally, made available digitally, and has screened for hundreds of grassroots communities around the globe. Marshall’s visionary feature-length films explore social justice and environmental themes driven by strong characters. The impact of Liz’s critically acclaimed documentary The Ghosts In Our Machine (2013) is reflected in an extensive global evaluation report funded by the Doc Society. Marshall’s current feature documentary Meat The Future (2020), chronicles the birth of the “clean” “cultured” “cell-based” "cultivated" meat industry in America through the eyes of pioneer Dr. Uma Valeti. Previous titles include Midian Farm (2018), Water On The Table (2010), the HIV/AIDS trilogy for the Stephen Lewis Foundation (2007), the War Child Canada/MuchMusic special Musicians in the WarZone (2001), and the 1995 music documentary archive of folk-icon Ani DiFranco.
As one of Canada’s most respected business-minded producers, Janice is passionate about supporting creators and helping to navigate a path to critical and commercial success. Janice has demonstrated expertise in financing and project management and is known and trusted by broadcasters and financiers. She previously held the position of Vice-President and Executive Producer with White Pine Pictures, and in 2015 Janice formed Bizable Media with Kathy Avrich-Johnson, to support creative producers on the business side of production.
Chris Hegedus has been directing, shooting, and editing documentaries for over forty years. She received the prestigious Directors Guild Award for Startup.com, chronicling the first Internet boom and bust. Along with D.A. Pennebaker, she directed the 1992 Clinton campaign film, The War Room, nominated for an Academy Award®. Other films include Elaine Stritch at Liberty (Emmy Awards), The Energy War series, Town Bloody Hall, Delorean, Moon Over Broadway, Depeche Mode 101, Down From the Mountain, Only the Strong Survive, Al Franken: God Spoke, Kings of Pastry and recently HBO’s Unlocking the Cage which was broadcast internationally and theatrically distributed in the US and Canada.
Jessica has had a successful career working in the scripted, factual, new media and branded content space. Her work has aired on CBC, TVO, Amazon, PBS, CBS, HBO Canada, National Geographic, Hallmark Channel, and CTV. As a freelance producer for Hemmings House Pictures, a Certified B Corp Production company, Jessica uses video production as a tool for positive impact. She worked on Rob Stewart's environmental films “Revolution” and “Sharkwater: Extinction”. Jessica is thrilled to work on Liz Marshall's “Meat the Future”.
Toronto based veteran editor Caroline Christie works in a variety of cinematic forms including feature documentaries, scripted short films, feature films, TV drama and 3D IMAX. Her award winning work has screened widely across the globe. Credits include: Project Grizzly, The Awful Truth with Michael Moore, and Republic of Doyle.
Roland Schlimme has been collaborating with leading independent filmmakers for the past twenty years. As an editor, his formal and intuitive sensibility can be recognized in the works of Peter Mettler (Gambling, Gods, and LSD, The End of Time), Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes, Long Time Running, Anthropocene), Phillip Barker (Night Vision, Malody, Shadow Nettes), and Liz Marshall (The Ghosts In Our Machine).
John Price is a celebrated sought after documentary cinematographer based in Toronto. He has collaborated on diverse feature projects – from Liz Marshall's The Ghosts in Our Machine to Shary Boyle's Silent Dedication installation at the Venice Biennale and Nuit Blanche, Toronto. He has lensed movies for Bruce McDonald, Charles Officer, Alan Zweig, Mina Shum and Jennifer Baichwal, among others. John's work has screened around the globe including at TIFF, Rotterdam, IDFA, NYFF, SXSW, The Berlinale, CPH:DOX, Hot Docs, and many others.
Igor Correia is a Toronto-based music composer. As a writer at an award winning creative audio agency, he has been able to compose for numerous high profile TV/Film projects and commercial spots. Some of his favourite projects include the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympics theme package for the CBC – a mix of Samba and epic orchestral beats. The score for the 2014 TIFF selected Canadian independent film We Were Wolves, and co-writing the score for the 2018 film The Padre, a heist film starring Tim Roth and Nick Nolte.
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Alex Kurina is an award-winning designer and new media artist from Toronto, with a strong body of commercial and personal work in graphic design, video and animation. Alex’s artistic practice is heavily design-focused and leans towards polished and visually compelling work. He has worked for a number of international commercial clients in various creative capacities. His artwork has been exhibited at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, InterAcess in Toronto and the Guggenheim and Eyebeam in New York.