The Staff


David Plant
Executive Director

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
Artistic Director

Emily Fitzpatrick is an independent curator and arts administrator who holds a master’s degree in Curatorial 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.


Jason Ebanks
Production Manager / Membership Services Coordinator

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.


Milada Kovacova
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.


Andrew Cromey
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.


Karina Iskandarsjah
Programming and Outreach Assistant

Karina Iskandarsjah is a visual artist and independent curator from Indonesia who holds a BFA from LASALLE College of Arts (Singapore) and an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice from OCAD University (Toronto). She is interested in exploring non-dominant histories, cultural hybridity, digital archives, as well as the experience of geographically/politically displaced individuals.