Erin Burke, EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE OF PRODUCTION & POST
Erin Burke is a production and development executive with over 15 years of experience in feature film. As CFC’s Executive in charge of Production and Post, Erin is responsible for overseeing the development, production, delivery and business affairs of over 100+ individual productions per year including the CFC shorts, TV Teasers, Actor's Conservatory Close Ups, and Slaight Music Resident Showcase pieces.
She plays an integral role in curriculum development across all programs, and provides ongoing mentorship to all 41 residents as it relates to realizing their vision while addressing the practical aspects of production and post. She is also responsible for building on and maintaining the CFC’s strong industry relationships with cast, crew, unions, guilds and suppliers and for leading the integration of new technologies and processes into the CFC’s production and post activities.
Most recently, Erin was Executive in Charge of Production at CFC Features where she worked closely with writers, directors and producers at all stages providing mentorship on both the creative and practical aspects of their films. Erin has been involved with the development and/or production of over 20 features, including RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, MOLLY MAXWELL, THE DARK HOURS and NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY. Erin was also Creative Executive on the inaugural Telefilm Canada Features Comedy Lab (now the Comedy Exchange).
Prior to joining the CFC, Erin came from several years in the music industry doing concert production. She holds a BA in Film & Communications from McGill University and a BFA in Film Production from Ryerson University, where she wrote and directed several short films. She also has a background in comedy writing and performing, which she has done in Toronto and Montreal.
A senior member of the CFC’s management team, Erin is a voting member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and a member of the CMPA. She has participated as a panelist and industry advisor for various festivals, events and organizations including WIFT, the Worldwide Short Film Festival and Innoversity.