CTBISAP Participant 2022

TOBI ABDUL 

Tobi Abdul is a Nigeria-born, small town-raised and Toronto-based director and producer. They directed Fashion Dis, a 6x30min docu-format, 2nd Unit for the upcoming Cirque Du Soleil “O” documentary and in 2021, Tobi directed episode 106 of Shine True, an award-winning 8x30min docuseries, for which she was also the casting and associate producer. Tobi is…

DAISY KOMUJUNI 

Daisy is a Toronto based writer and producer. She always had a passion for media but her interest in film was piqued while taking part in the U for Change film cohort. After interning in the film and broadcasting world while working in the market research analysis and publishing industries she channeled the skills acquired…

CTBISAP Participant 2022

KIRSTY PLANGE

Kirsty Plange is a screenwriter and director based in and from Toronto. Through U for Change’s film program, she created her first project Borders Carry Me Home, a short personal documentary encompassing the struggle of belonging and identity in the face of immigration. She currently works as an assistant production coordinator for the upcoming CBC…

CTBISAP Participant 2022

KAI LITTLE-WHITE

Writer, producer, director of immersive experiences for kids full of fun, purpose, and heart. Kai’s career spans development to distribution on features, TV, shorts, and music videos. Kai’s work plays with intersectionality and universality with sprinklings of humour and themes around wellness. Kai is a graduate of CFC’s Producer’s Lab and Centennial’s Children’s Media program.…

CTBISAP Participant 2022

KRISTEN LAMBIE

Kristen Lambie is a Jamaican/Canadian writer, actress and filmmaker who has worked in front of, as well as behind the camera in a variety of independent film and television projects. Kristen has a Master of Arts in Media Production from Ryerson University and also has an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Film…

CTBISAP Participant 2022

ALLISON WILSON-FORBES

Allison Wilson-Forbes is a recipient of the Banff-Netflix Fellowship for her half-hour procedural comedy, Invisible Underdogs and a graduate of UCLA’s TV writing program. Her diverse journey includes associate producer for live music shows, shorts filmmaker, award show scriptwriter, and film festival curator. Writing in both drama and comedy while being a mid-career performer recurring…

FENNELLA BRUCE 

Fennella Bruce is a successful media consultant and public relations manager at the helm of FKB Media Solutions – a media consulting business. She has been a part of many publicity campaigns, media literacy workshops and event consultations. Project Title: Backbone

IYORE EDEGBE

Born and raised in Southern Nigeria, Iyore Edegbe moved to Canada in summer of 2013. She later  graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in criminology and civil law. During her time  there, Iyore developed a strong passion for filmmaking and mastered skills to be a professional director.  Iyore has since released a…

CTBISAP Participant 2022

DAVID CROPPER

Award-winning Producer/Showrunner and one of Canada’s most sought after urban music video directors who has established himself as a ground breaking Producer/Director in the creation of MTV Tempo. Since relocating back to Toronto, he set off urban TV channel FEVA TV and has received numerous awards including MMVA for Best Independent Urban Video.  Project Title:…

CTBISAP Participant 2022

GORDON CULLEY

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, he credits his global perspective to growing up in a multicultural neighborhood where just about every ethnicity was represented. When it comes to storytelling and life in general, he has decided to take a new, no-excuses approach and is looking forward to telling stories through filmmaking and beyond. Project…