Day: Friday, March 3, 2023

Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm



BREAKING IN is your chance to connect with industry guests for serious advice on how to get started in the Canadian film and media industry. This year’s event is back to face-to-face, in-person, with real people (which was our formula for twenty years, prior to the last two). 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. March 3, 4:30-6:30pm at The Broom Factory, KCFF’s cool new venue space in the Inner Harbour. Free admission, free refreshments, priceless advice! Pre-register in advance to ensure your spot (space is limited).


Our industry guests will be updated on an ongoing basis right up to the Festival start-date, so keep checking the website for the latest details.


Rich Brisson – Creative Sync & Licensing Manager at Cadence Music Group
Zoe Georgaras – Apprenticeship and Outreach Coordinator for the Directors Guild of Ontario
Chris Giroux – Head of Production at Vortex Media
Richard Goddard – Senior Producer, Cross Country Checkup for CBC Radio Canada
Andrew Kelly – Director of Development, Scripted Television at Entertainment One
Michelle Michals – Director of Member Services for the Directors Guild of Ontario
Javiera Quintana – Producer at 90th Parallel Productions
Claire Peace-Mcconnell – Head of Public Relations and Canadian Content Development, VVS Films

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