Film and tv’s movers and shakers
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.