As a producer, businessman and graphic artist, David brings a broad range of experience in media, entertainment and technology, with depth in both the public and private sectors. He has assisted over 1200 film producers internationally and has credits on Academy Award-winning films such as Good Will Hunting. As a producer, David co-executive produced the first feature film of writer-director David Krae. He has been a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television for more than 20 years serving on juries and committees and he continues to sit on industry policy committees addressing the future of the industry with a particular interest in emerging technology, public outreach and education and also sits on the Program Advisory Committee for Advanced Television, Video and Film at Sheridan College.
Emily Fitzpatrick is an independent curator and arts administrator who holds a master’s degree in Visual Studies from the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto. Her work involves temporary public art projects rooted in social practice. Recent curatorial projects include MMMMM…Gendai Kitchen, a food-art subscription service; On The Table, an artist multiple project speaking to issues related to gender-based violence and sexual harassment in public space; and Gallery Galleria, a group exhibition responding to a mall’s publics, economies, and aesthetics, both co-curated with the collective Aisle 4. She has extensive experience working within Toronto’s artist-run centres and public institutions including Images Festival, the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Gendai Gallery, and Art Metropole.
Introduced to photography at the age of 10 by his grandfather, Jason combined music and photography together and started making short films that were heavily inspired by music. Currently working on a documentary about hip hop in the T-dot, Jason has been showcased in a number of film festivals such as Images, Media City, Get Reel, Toronto Online, Moving Pictures, Rendezvous with Madness, Omiala, and Rehab.
Office Manager / Workshop Coordinator
Milada Kovacova started as a painter but now makes films and curates. She holds several degrees including a BFA in Film Production from Concordia University. While studying at Concordia, she was awarded the Mel Hoppenheim Award for Outstanding Overall Achievement in the Film Production Program. Her films have shown locally and internationally. Currently, she is in post on a film about peasants from Slovakia.
Post Coordinator / Workshop Instructor
Andrew is a creative, hardworking and technical editor / graphic specialist that keeps upgrading his skills as well as trying to pull out the very best in every project. He researches the best videos, newest techniques and popular graphics styles and bring these assets to any production that he is part of. Andrew works with gallery artists and TSV members on having installations and equipment run smoothly. He also maintains and structures the post-production department in the digital editing room.
Assistant Production Coordinator / Gallery Assistant
Michael assists members with their equipment requests and membership questions. Michael works with gallery artists and TSV members during openings and events. He also assists visitors to the gallery by providing information and helping introduce people to Trinity Square Video. He is also well-known in the community as an Indigenous documentary filmmaker and director whose films frequently are seen in festivals. In 2016 he was awarded a Lifetime Membership in Trinity Square by the Board.
Curatorial Researcher in Residence
Maiko is with Trinity for two years through the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Her research is inspired by sci-fi feminisms, afrofuturist storytelling, and posthuman approaches to an ethics of encounter. Maiko is a curator based in Toronto. She has held curatorial positions at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery and InterAccess in Toronto, as well as Casco – Office for Art, Design, and Theory in Utrecht.