Wrapping Up a Successful Year: Late 2018 Alumni Wins

By Margaret DeRosia ● December 19, 2018 08:30


Like this audience in 'Silent Movie', we're thrilled to see all these successes finish off a great year.

CFC alumni and residents are continually making waves in the Canadian and international screen-based entertainment industries – from awards to festivals, industry recognition to onstage interviews, and new series to podcasts and more.

Here’s the latest round of updates and success stories for CFC residents and alumni from October to now.


Film Festivals, Nominations and Awards

Our alumni were especially busy these past months at the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) Awards and the recent announcement of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Canada’s Top 10. Their work also could be seen onscreen at the Regent Park Film Festival, the Whistler Film Festival and the Windsor Film Festival.


Individual Alumni Awards 

From left to right, headshots of two women and one man.

L-R: Alumni Sarah Goodman, Stephanie Ouaknine, John Titley.

Two headshots of women, placed side by side.

Karl Ferguson Jr.; courtesy of CAA.


Industry News – Film

An arm in front of a film monitor on set.

  • Sanja Zivkovic, Directors’ Lab alumna and director of TIFF 2016 short film selection CLEO, just wrapped production on her first feature, Easy Land, which was also edited by Editors’ alumnus Chris Mutton (On-set photo credit left).

A woman with long blonde hair stand right, looking at a group of young girls standing with their heads down.


Industry News – TV

Three women sitting on a stage, engaged in a panel discussion.


Interviews, Podcasts and More

A woman stands in front of a camera, outside near a house.


To sign off, enjoy this music video “The Constant," from Slaight Music Residency alumnus Casey MQ (directed by Closet Monster actor Connor Jessup):


ALUMNI – do you have some news to add? Want to update your bio or photo? Get in touch anytime at alumni@cfccreates.com

Please note: the CFC offices will be closed from Thursday, December 20, 2018 until Monday, January 7, 2019.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!


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Margaret DeRosia

Communications Specialist/Digital Writer & Editor