Episode 123 – Women in Film ft. Sara Canning, Ashley Catania, Jessica Hinkson & Jessica Greco

June 09, 2018

Sara Canning is a Canadian actress who has appeared in such series as The Vampire Diaries and Netflix’ A Series of Unfortunate Events. She has also been seen on the big screen in Primeval: New World and the mega-blockbuster War For Planet of the Apes. She returns home in her latest film Prodigals, which had it’s premiere at the Whistler Film Festival in December and opened in Toronto on June 8th.

Breakthroughs Film Festival, is the only one of its kind in Canada. This is because it showcases short films made by emerging female talent – both in Canada and around the world. Executive Chair talks about what goes into programming a festival of this nature, the state of women in the industry and independent film in Canada. BFF runs from June 15-16

Jessica Hinkson and Jessica Greco are the writers and stars of the short film Jessica Jessica, which plays June 15 at the Breakthroughs Film Festival at the Royal Theatre in Toronto. They talk about their long-desired collaboration, dating (not each other), relationships, and female filmmaking in Canada

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