The Authority Collective

The Authority Collective is a group of womxn/femmes/trans/non-binary/gender non-conforming people of color reclaiming their authority in the photography, film and VR/AR industries. Our mission is to empower marginalized artists with resources and community, and to take action against systemic and individual abuses in the world of lens-based editorial, documentary and commercial visual work.


TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds. As Canada’s premiere home of cinema, TIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, festivals, workshops, events, professional development and opportunities to meet, hear and learn from filmmakers from Canada and around the world. The Industry team designs events and activities geared towards creators’ needs, year-round and during the Festival. It delivers a world-class business environment, impactful professional development, and a platform for the powerful and diverse voices of over 6,000 screen professionals annually.

Tiffen Company

The Tiffen Company is a leading American manufacturer of imaging accessories for the consumer and professional imaging, Motion Picture and Television and broadcast industries. Brands include Tiffen Filters, Stedicam, Lowel, Domke, David & Sanford, Stroboframe and Zing.


Part of Kenko Tokina Co. Ltd., Tokina specializes in high-quality lenses for today’s digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras.


TONL seeks to transform the idea of stock photography by displaying images of diverse people and their stories around the world. Our voices and visibility matter. Photography and storytelling can help humanize and hopefully diminish the stereotypes and prejudice against black and brown people, especially. We wanted to challenge the stale, homogenous look of traditional stock photography by showcasing the many ethnic backgrounds of every day people.

Toronto Animated Image Society

The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) is an artist run production centre where independent artists come to create, explore, research and develop skills in traditional and experimental animation techniques.

Toronto Arts Council

Toronto Arts Council (TAC) is the City of Toronto’s funding body for artists and arts organizations. Since 1974, TAC has played a major role in the city’s cultural industries by supporting a very broad range of artistic activity. From the emerging artist to the most established, from celebrated institutions to arts that challenge convention, TAC is typically the first funder to offer support. Today, TAC grants lead to exhibitions, performances, readings and workshops seen annually by almost 10 million people. Through our ongoing funding, TAC cultivates a rich engagement between artists and audiences. We are proud to reflect Toronto’s vibrancy through the diversity of artists, arts communities and audiences that we serve.

Toronto Screenwriting Conference

The Toronto Screenwriting Conference (TSC) hosts over 450 professional screenwriters, showrunners, producers, and creative executives working in television, film, and digital media. Over the past decade, the TSC has become an established conference for working creative talent to come, hone their craft, network with fellow writers and producers, and get noticed through our awards, mentorships, and bursaries which serve to nurture emerging to mid-career talent. Our masterclasses are driven by some of the top showrunners, creators, and writers in the business.

TV Tropes

TV Tropes, the all-devouring pop-culture wiki, catalogs and cross-references recurrent plot devices, archetypes, and tropes in all forms of media.


Pro video equipment provider.

Urban Post Production

Urban Post Production, creative and technical excellence in SOUND + PICTURE. A full-service, entrepreneurial and Emmy award winning post facility that wants to work with you.


As Canada’s largest professional one-stop photo, video and digital imaging store, Vistek has been the go-to place for Canadian photo hobbyists and imaging professionals for 40 years and counting.

Visual Researchers’ Society of Canada (VRSC/ARAC)

The Visual Researchers’ Society of Canada (VRSC/ARAC) is a professional organization of researchers and archive producers experienced in sourcing and clearing footage and still imagery for use in any kind of media. Founded in 2005, the VRSC has over a hundred members across the country who work on projects for clients around the globe.


VUCAVU is operated by the non profit Coalition of Canadian Independent Media Art Distributors (CCIMAD). CCIMAD was established in 2013 by a group of independent Canadian film and video distributors to improve international accessibility to their catalogues through a shared digital distribution strategy. To this end, they established VUCAVU, which works with independent film and video distributors from across Canada to improve access to Canadian works and to provide greater national and international awareness of Canadian filmmakers and video artists.

Walter Klassen

Walter Klassen is a leading maker of camera equipment, costumes and props for the film industry. Our collective of makers and dreamers have been at the forefront of the film industry, on both sides of the camera for over 30 years.


Involved in manufacturing umbrellas since 1899, Westcott has a long history of designing innovative, high-quality products. Now 120 years, 14 patents, and over 600 products later, we’re still manufacturing durable, high-end lighting equipment for professional filmmakers and photographers across the globe.

Western Digital

Western Digital is driving the innovation needed to help customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing diversity of data. Western Digital solutions are marketed under the G-Technology®, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile®, Upthere® and WD® brands.

William F. White International Inc.

For more than 50 years, William F. White International Inc. (“Whites” to our friends and family) has equipped Canada’s film and television industry with the most extensive and technologically advanced rental inventory in the country. As Canada’s only national equipment provider, we’re proud to support productions of all kinds, from tentpole studio feature films to experimental proof-of-concept web shorts and everything in between.

Women in Film and Television-Toronto

Founded in 1984, Women in Film and Television-Toronto (WIFT-T) is a member-based organization of enthusiastic people committed to the development and advancement of women in the screen-based industry.

Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC)

Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC) provides professional and creative development to mid-career Canadian women directors of screen-based fiction. In collegial workshop settings Director participants work with highly skilled industry professionals including Alliance of Canadian Cinema Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) actors, Directors Guild of Canada (DGC), International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) crafts people and technicians to develop original scripted content, explore creative, business and leadership best practices, and create strategic career plans. Director participants have access to mentoring, awards, fellowships, and career coaching to advance their careers, develop and produce their subsequent works.