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 a 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. Recent curatorial work involves temporary public art projects rooted in social practice and feminist perspectives on digital sustainability and survival. 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. She has contributed to such publications as Canadian Art, C Magazine, Peripheral Review, and CAROUSAL Magazine. Emily is currently a member of the curatorial collective Aisle 4.


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 Coordinator

Karina Iskandarsjah (b. Jakarta, Indonesia) is a Toronto-based visual artist and curator interested in cultural hybridity, technology, plants, and the deconstruction of power structures. Karina holds an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice from OCAD University. She is part of several collectives including Crocus and Glory Hole Gallery for 2SLGBTQ+ artists.


José Andrés Mora
Technical and Gallery Services Manager

José Andrés Mora is a Venezuelan-born Canadian artist working in interdisciplinary media. Mora’s current text-based video installations reflect intimate politics told through animated text utterances. With a particular focus on displacement, cultural hybridity, and assimilation, Mora creates display mechanisms that affect the personal connotation of his texts. Mora completed his BFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at the Nova Scotia College of Arts and Design in 2013 and obtained his MFA in Studio Arts at the University of Guelph in 2020. He has exhibited across Canada since 2013 in notable galleries and festivals such as the Dalhousie Art Gallery, Birch Contemporary, Trinity Square Video, Videographe, Whippersnapper Gallery, Nuit Blanche, Struts Gallery, The Khyber Centre for the Arts, and Eyelevel Gallery.