Breakthrough 2023 was another successful year with our cohort of very talented filmmakers!

Some attended Hot Docs 2023 and others attended the Banff World Media Festival.

Here are the 2023 Participants:
















































Thank you to our Industry Experts who mentored our participants.

Story Editing: Sturla Gunnarsson





Producers: Nisha Pahuja, Julia Ivanova and Joella Cabalu





Canadian Funders: Gordon Loverin (Knowledge Network), Teri Snelgrove (NFB), Christina Willings (TELUS), Lesley Birchard (CBC), Tina Apostolopoulos Moniz (Crave)










Distributors: Susan Boschoff (ASD) and Robin Smith (levelFILM)