STAFF

imagineNATIVE is proud to have a dynamic and diverse staff with the majority being Canadian and international Indigenous individuals.  We are committed to achieving and maintaining a team which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society and works together in providing a discrimination-free environment, characterized by respect and equity, where people can realize their full potential

For general information please contact us at +1 416 585 2333 or send an email to info@imagineNATIVE.org.

 

ARTISTIC + MANAGING DIRECTOR

JASON RYLE
ARTISTIC + MANAGING DIRECTOR

INSTITUTE MANAGER

ADRIANA CHARTRAND
INSTITUTE MANAGER

  • General Inquires for Institute

  • Year-Round Professional Development Activities

  • Festival Industry Series

  • EFM Stand Coordination

  • achartrand@imagineNATIVE.org

ADMINISTRATIVE + FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

ADRIEN IGNACE
ADMINISTRATIVE + FESTIVAL COORDINATOR

OPERATIONS MANAGER

AMEE LE
OPERATIONS MANAGER

  • Operational Work Plans & Timelines

  • Venues & Logistics

  • Box Office Management

  • Workplace Infrastructure

  • amee@imagineNATIVE.org

FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

CLAUDIA SKUNK
FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

INSTITUTE DIRECTOR

DANIEL NORTHWAY-FRANK
INSTITUTE DIRECTOR

GUEST SERVICES MANAGER

GINA RIM
GUEST SERVICES MANAGER

COORDINATOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS

JAMIE WHITECROW
COORDINATOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS

PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR

JUDITH SCHUYLER
PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR

  • Oversees all film, video, and radio submissions 

  • Coordinates scheduling of programers and jury members

  • Print traffic

  • Assists the Artistic Director in coordination of  film, video, and art exhibitions

  • jschuyler@imagineNATIVE.org

DIGITAL + INTERACTIVE COORDINATOR

MEAGAN BYRNE
DIGITAL + INTERACTIVE COORDINATOR

  • Digital & Interactive Media Programming

  • Digital & Interactive Media Submissions

  • Digital & Interactive Strategies & Development

  • mbyrne@imagineNATIVE.org

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

SOUFIAN JALILI
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

  • Marketing & Advertising

  • External Communications

  • Festival Co-Presentations & Promotional Initiatives

  • souf@imagineNATIVE.org

MANAGER, CORPORATE + DONOR INITIATIVES

TIM SIDOCK
MANAGER, CORPORATE + DONOR INITIATIVES

 
 

imagineNATIVE is thankful for a long lasting partnership with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training and their ongoing support towards the salaries of a number of positions in our office.