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Film and tv’s movers and shak­ers

Toronto Life - - The Fifty Most Influential 2018 -

al­freDo roMano Owner, Pinewood Stu­dios

Romano re­cently broke ground on a 200,000-square-foot ex­pan­sion to help Pinewood be­come Canada’s largest pro­duc­tion stu­dio.

frank sicoli Co-founder, First Stu­dio City

When it opens, First Stu­dio City in Markham will fea­ture North Amer­ica’s largest sound­stage. Sicoli has al­ready se­cured $100 mil­lion in in­vest­ments.

anDy Muschi­etti Di­rec­tor

He di­rected It, which earned $896 mil­lion world­wide. It: Chap­ter Two, star­ring Jes­sica Chas­tain, filmed in Toronto this sum­mer.

J. Miles Dale Pro­ducer

Dale, a Toronto na­tive, pro­duced Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Wa­ter, which won Best Pic­ture at the Academy Awards.

Joana Vi­cente Ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor, TIFF

The for­mer di­rec­tor of the In­de­pen­dent Film­maker Project takes over as TIFF’s ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor, shar­ing the co-head role with Cameron Bai­ley.

alex kurtzMan Showrun­ner

Kurtzman is the new showrun­ner for Star Trek: Dis­cov­ery, which shoots at Pinewood. His for­mer projects in­clude Sleepy Hol­low and Hawaii Five-O.

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