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February 2020

BIPOC TV & Film presents "Making Black History Now"

Kelly Fyffe-Marshall (Writer, Director, Activist) (Haven (SXSW 2018) Black Bodies, and Summer of the Gun) R.T. Thorne (Filmmaker) Karen Chapman (Filmmaker) Sasha Leigh Henry (Producer) Tamar Bird (Producer)

In Partnership with Regent Park Film Festival 

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December 2019

BIPOC TV & Film with POV 3rd Street "How to Be A Good Assistant Panel"

With  Sarah Yacobi Harris,  (Executive Assistant CBC Unscripted), Nancy Yeboah(Office P.A/Sound Assistant), Eduardo Lemus (Media Manager, Radke Films)   and  Jamal Alexander (Set Production Assistant)  Moderated by  Gillian Mueller (Writer) *In Partnership with POV 3rd Street 

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May 2019

BIPOC TV & Film with InkCanada interview with Writer-Director Faisal Lutchmedial

Interview with Writer Faisal Lutchmedial (Ransom).

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March 2019

Diggstown Panel 

With Creator & Showrunner Floyd Kane, Brandon Oakes (Actor), Dwain Murphy (Actor) and Priscilla White (Story Coordinator). 

Moderated by Lindsay Addawoo (Writer, Director)
*In Partnership with ACTRA Toronto & ACTRA Diversity

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February 2019

IG Live Interview

Interview with The Coroner  -  Seneca Aaron (Writer) and  Sherren Lee (Director) 

January 2019

Q&A with Anthony Q. Farrell

With Anthony Q. Farrell (Writer - The Office, Little Mosque on the Prairie, The Thundermans. Creator/Showrunner - The Secret Life of Boys)

Moderated by JP Larocque (Writer, Slasher) 
*Hosted by Regent Park Film Festival.

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February 2018

Black Panther Opening Weekend

Black Panther Opening Weekend, the BBPA hosts 350 youth and adults for a special
screening of Black Panther at Cineplex Yorkdale. BIPOC TV & Film  partnered with the
BBPA to host this event and provides the youth in attendance with first opportunity to
sign up for a series of BIPOC workshops.Representing BIPOC TV&FILM at the event Nathalie Younglai & Shonna Foster. 

Through our partnerships with ACTRA Diversity and Angelica Lisk-Hann, BIPOC TV & FILM  gifted tickets to December's ACTRA  AWARDS to one very special youth, Jameila P. and her Mother. The two were moved to tears at the opportunity to partake in this experience. 

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December 2017

Q & A with Tracey Deer 

Q & A with Tracey Deer (Director/Creator/Writer - Mohawk Girls, Club Native).
*In partnership with Regent Park Film Festival.

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March 2017

Q & A with Romeo Candido

Q & A with Romeo Candido (Director - Second Jen, Prison Dancer) 
*In partnership with Deluxe Studios Toronto

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December 2015

BIPOC Winter Celebration Potluck

BIPOC Hosts Winter Celebration Potluck and Member Screening at Midnight Print
Studios.

May 2015

Q & A with Nicole Mendes

Q & A with Nicole Mendes (Production Executive - Drama – CBC) 

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August 2014

Creatives of Colour Dinner and Animation Talk

Creatives of Colour Dinner & Animation talk with Ben Joseph (Writer - How to Be Indie, Caillou,  Babar and the Adventures of Badou, My Babysitter is a Vampire,  Hotel Transylvania,  Annedroids and Doozers )

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December 2012

Q & A  with Floyd Kane

Q & A  with Floyd Kane (Writer – Continuum)

BIPOC Script Coordinators Panel Jan 2020

January 2020

BIPOC TV & Film presents "The Script Coordinators Panel"

Jessica Meya ( Holly Hobbie, creator of Working The Scene in Colour). Justin Rawana (Mary Kills People, The Next step, Dhaliwal '15), Amber-Sekowan Daniels (The Trickster), Keavy Lynch (The Beaverton, Coroner). Moderated by Nathalie Younghali ( Coroner, Bellevue, 16 Hudson)

In Partnership with Regent Park Film Festival and Artscape

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October 2019

Adapting to a Career in TV Panel 

With  RT (Director, Writer, Producer), Jasmin Mozaffari (Director,Writer) and  Motion (Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Emcee) 

Moderated by  Nicole Mendez (Executive in Charge of Production at CBC)
*In Partnership with Reelworld Film Festival 

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May 2019

Asian Heritage Month Panel

With  Warren P. Sonoda (Director), Vivian Lin (Writer,Producer,Director), Samantha Wan (Actor,Filmmaker,Writer), Gabe Grey (Actor),  and Melanie Le Phan (CBC Digital Production Executive). 

Moderated by  Romeo Candido (Writer,Director,Producer)
*In Partnership with Reelworld Film Festival 

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March 2019

Q&A with Annmarie Morais

(Writer  - American Soul, How She Move,  Ransom, Killjoys, Haven, Da Kink In My Hair).

Moderated by Marsha Greene (Co-Executive Producer, Mary Kills People)
*Hosted by Regent Park Film Festival.

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February 2019

IG Live Interview

Interview with The Coroner - Kiley May (Actor) and Winnie Jong (Director)

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April 2018

Q&A with Cory Bowles

With Cory Bowles (Multidisciplinary artist/Actor/Director/Writer - Black Cop, Trailer Park Boys, Little Dog, Studio Black,  The Scavengers, Heart of Rhyme, Anatomy of Assistance).

*In partnership with ACTRA Toronto 

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December 2017

Workshop with Ben Joseph

With Ben Joseph (Writer - Rolie Polie Olie, Hotel Transylvania: The Series) and Jiro C. Okada (Emmy-nominated writer, producer and executive story editor
for Justin Time, and True and the Rainbow Kingdom). 

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May 2017

Q & A with Marsha Greene

Q & A with Marsha Greene (Writer – Mary Kills People, Ten Days In the Valley)
*In partnership with Deluxe Studios Toronto

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August 2016

Q & A with Mohamad El Masri 

Q & A with Mohamad El Masri (Development – Reality Distortion Field) 

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November 2015

Q & A with Diane Boehme 

Q & A with Diane Boehme (Creator - Blood & Water)

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April 2015

Creatives of Colour Dinner

Creatives of Colour Dinner with Career Consultant Carole Kirschner (CBS & WGA Program Director, Entertainment Career Coach, Author, Speaker)

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March 2013

Q & A with Jennifer Holness

Q & A with Jennifer Holness (Writer-Producer, She’s the Mayor, Home Again)

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January 2020

BIPOC TV & Film presents "Inside The Coroner Writing Room"

Morwyn Brebner (Showrunner), Noelle Carbone (Co-Executive Producer), Seneca Aaron (Co-Producer), Shannon Masters (Co-Producer), Nathalie Younglai (Co-Producer), Motion (Executive Story Editor) In Partnership with The Writers Guild of Canada 

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August 2019

BIPOC TV & Film Summer Cocktail Mixer

At Fifth Pubhouse

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March 2019

FB Live interview

With Diggstown Writer Andrew Burrows- Trotman

Moderated by Nathalie Younglai (Writer)

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February 2019

FB Live Q&A

Interview with The Coroner - Nathalie YoungIai (Writer) 

Moderated by Vivian Lin (Writer).

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January 2019

FB Live Interview

Interview with The Coroner - Motion (Writer)

February 2018

Q & A with Director Sharon Lewis

With Director Sharon Lewis (Brown Girl Begins) 

Moderated by JP Larocque (Writer, Slasher) 

*Special thank you to the BBPA. 

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December  2017

BIPOC TV & Film Winter Celebration Potluck

BIPOC TV & Film Winter Celebration Potluck and Member Screening at Midnight Print
Studios.

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March 2017

BIPOC Woman's Day Dinner

BIPOC hosts an International Women's Day Dinner for Women of Colour Creatives.

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May 2016

Q & A with Lexi Alexander

Q & A with Lexi Alexander (Director - Supergirl, American Gothic, Taken, Punisher)

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September 2015

Networking and Q & A with Wendy Calhoun

Networking and Q & A with Wendy Calhoun (Co-Executive Producer/Writer – Empire,
Nashville, Justified, Revenge)

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March 2015

Q & A with Jensenne Roculan 

Q & A with Jensenne Roculan (Development Executive – Copperheart Entertainment)

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March 2013

BICPOC Fundraiser

BIPOC hosts Fundraiser to send 30 youth from Regent Park’s Focus initiative to a screening of  Home Again by Jennifer Holness & Sudz Sutherland.

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