Since his 1997 feature debut, he has won over two dozen international awards including the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award (Genie), The FIPRESCI European International Critics’ Prize, The Emerging Master Award at the Seattle International Film Festival, The Victory Column Reader’s Award at the Berlin International Film Festival, and the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Thom is a three time premiere guest of at The Sundance Film Festival, and has been lauded abroad at the Troia Film Festival in Portugal and Mar del Plat in Argentina. Thom was cited as “One of the top 100 filmmakers in the world” by Screen International and “One of the Top Ten of the Next Generation” by the Hollywood Reporter.
A graduate of NYU Film School, Bryan was an intern at “Saturday Night Live”. He completed a two year stint at IMX Communications where he supervised production of “Seats 3A & #C”, a series of four digital features which included “The Wild Dogs” which was shot on location in Bucharest, Romania. He produced “The Event”, starring Brent Carver, Don McKellar and Parker Posey, which premiered at Sundance and has won ten film festival awards internationally.
Mark was Casting Director of the recent hits “Monster’s Ball”, “ Kate and Leopold”, and “Unfaithful”. Projects currently in production include Oliver Stone’s “Alexander” and the Kevin Anderson/Wes Craven horror blockbuster “Cursed”. He worked in New York for several years alongside the casting team of Hopkins, Smith, Barden, where he did casting on such productions as “Good Will Hunting”, “Boys Don’t Cry”, “The Cider House Rules”, “American Psycho” and “Chocolat”. Mark is an NYU Film School graduate, and has recently moved to Los Angeles.
Lucy has done Montreal casting for Steven Spielberg’s “The Terminal” and Martin Scorsese’s “The Aviator”, as well as "Catch Me If You Can”, “The Human Stain” and “Afterglow”. She was the casting director of such beloved Quebec hits as “Jésus de Montréal”, “2 Secondes”, “Maëlstrom”, “Mambo Italiano”, “La Grande Seduction” and “Les Invasions Barbares”.
THOMAS M. HARTING, CSC
Tom is known for the independent films “The Mesmerist”, “Defying Gravity”, as well as “Beefcake”, “The Wild Dogs” and “The Event”. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers, and currently divides his time between Toronto and Los Angeles.
Susan is a two-time Genie nominee, for “The Hanging Garden” and “Beefcake”. Her drama credits also include “The Bay Boy”. She has edited a large number of excellent documentaries including “The Need to Know”, the Genie nominated “Power”, and the Oscar nominated “Prisoner of Paradise”.
JAMES A. WORTHEN
Jim was the Costume Designer of “Past Perfect” and “Beefcake”. He has worked in the wardrobe department of countless film and tv productions including “Scotland, PA”, “Deeply”, “The Real Howard Spitz”, “Pit Pony” and “Major Crime”. He was nominated for a Genie Award in Costume Designing of “The Hanging Garden”.