Lanette Ware-Bushfield

Lanette Ware-Bushfield Lanette is a London Academy graduate with a Bachelors of Art in Drama, has studied Cinematic Language at The Toronto Film School, is a licensed Red Cross Instructor, published writer, and certified basic Spanish teacher. Born and raised on Manhattan’s Upper East sSide, she was hired for her first commercial at age three,…

Suzanne Coy (aka ZAN)

Suzanne Coy (aka ZAN) Suzanne Coy is a versatile producer, actor, poet and coach. In collaboration with The Honorable Dr. Jean Augustine, she co-authored with Lisa Lallouz the newly released “The Case of the Girl Who Had to be Perfectly Perfect”. ZAN is currently Executive Producer with the “Miss Bonita and Friends” brand. In response…

Shelley Jarrett

Shelley Jarrett Shelley is a magazine publisher and documentary film producer. Her debut documentary W’at Abowt Us has won numerous awards since it first premiered in Toronto in 2019. The film documents the lives of eight courageous women from five major cultural backgrounds telling their stories of truth. They all reveal personal experiences of domestic…

Yasmin Ali

Yasmin Ali Yasmin Ali is a graduate of the TORONTO FILM SCHOOL with a degree in Film and Television Production. Producing and directing various short films, her passion is to spotlight and frame the beautiful struggles that make us ever-evolving human beings. A true creative force, Yasmin is also an accomplished actor, singer, dancer, model,…

Kathryn Fasegha

Kathryn Fasegha Kathryn Fasegha is an award-winning filmmaker who released her first full length feature film “Treacherous Heart” in 2012. Her latest film “2 Weeks in Lagos” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2019 and opened in Cinemas across West Africa in February 2021 and on Netflix in July 2021. “2 Weeks in…

Joan Jenkinson

Joan Jenkinson Joan is the Executive Director of the Black Screen Office where she works to support the Black community to build their careers, strengthen their networks, and share their stories. She is helping to foster a unified front for Black Canadians working within screen industries, creating conditions for long-term success by addressing racial equality…

Michelle A. Mohabeer

Michelle A. Mohabeer Dr. Michelle Mohabeer is a Caribbean-Canadian multi-award-winning filmmaker, professor, and writer. Her films have exhibited at over 330 festivals and galleries globally, written about in many books and journals, and purchased by prominent university libraries across North America. Queer Coolie-tudes has won numerous awards and is still screening at global festivals. Her…

Josa Maule

Josa Maule MSOPA Celebrates 30 years, over three decades we built and foster a sense of community. We encourage people to find their voice within a safe and nurturing space where they can explore and realize their potential. Serving, mentoring, and inspiring Montreal’s acting community by offering serious training in a fun, challenging and safe…

Gillian Mapp

Gillian Mapp Gillian Mapp is a Toronto based visual storyteller, photographer, director and aspiring Cinematographer. Known for her vivid imagery, she creates art that represents the under-represented and changes how people see the world. List of Films Finding Forever – pre-Production No Shade – complete, released Windrush Stories – complete, released CONTACT NOW

Frances Anne Solomon

Frances Anne Solomon A trailblazer in the film and television industry, Frances-Anne Solomon is an award winning film and television director, curator, and businesswoman. Born in England of Trinidadian parents, she was raised and educated in the Caribbean and Canada before moving to Great Britain where she built a successful career with the BBC as…