2020 CSI Alumni Panel

When and Where

Thursday, January 16, 2020 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Deluxe Screening Room; IN-222
2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1J5


JP Larocque, television writer and playwright
Karam Masri, Consultant, Industry Initiatives (Film & TV), Ontario Creates
Diana Sanchez, Senior Director, Film, Toronto International Film Festival


Cinema Studies Institute alumni reveal how their education and experience got them to the film industry careers they love. 

JP Larocque is a writer whose work includes the Netflix Originals series, "Slasher" and "Another Life," and the OUTtv digital series, "Gay Nerds." His short films Neutered (2015) and Where We Were (2017) screened at the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival. 

Karam Masri is Consultant of Industry Initiatives (Film & TV) at Ontario Creates, a provincial agency that is the central catalyst in Ontario for cultural media including film and television. 

Diana Sanchez is Senior Director of Film at the Toronto International Film Festival. She was the Spanish language film selector for TIFF and is the former Artistic Director of the Panama Film Festival, which she helped launch in 2011.  

Space is limited. Registration is required.


2 Sussex Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 1J5