Breaking In: Starting a career in film & media

Friday, March 4

5:00 pm-7:00 pm


This is an online event presented over Hop-In (a platform similar to Zoom); advance registration is required. 


BREAKING IN is your chance to connect with KCFF filmmakers and industry guests for serious advice on how to get started in the Canadian film and media industry.  This year’s event is fully online, with informal breakout rooms to help you access the best advice possible. Plus it’s free, so what are you waiting for?


Join in casual discussions with a variety of different industry pros. This event is perfect for students, aspiring filmmakers, and local industry looking to connect.

Guest speakers

Jason Anderson

Director of Programming – Kingston Canadian Film Festival & Film Critic


Matthew Bolton & Andrew Hovi

Set Design & Art Department, Mayor of Kingstown


Hannah Cheesman

Director, Writer, Actor


Paul Gardner

Senior Producer, Bell Fibe TV1


Richard Goddard

Senior Producer at Cross Country Checkup on CBC Radio ONE


Suzanne Lacey



Nicola Luksic

Radio Documentary Producer


Fox Procenko

Rigging Gaffer, Mayor of Kingstown & Lighting Designer, Live Events & Film


Mickayla Pyke & Samantha Pike

Podcast Hosts, Film Director & Entrepreneur

Presented by the Kingston Film Office, in partnership with the Queen’s Film & Media Department.