In Brief: CFC adds four to board

Plus: WIFT-T introduces a new mentorship program for members and OUTtvGO launches on Apple TV.

Don Carmody croppedCFC adds to board 
The Canadian Film Centre has added four new members to its board of directors, effective immediately. Eric Belcher, president and CEO of Cast & Crew Entertainment Services; Paul Bronfman, chair and CEO of Comweb Corp and William F. White International; Don Carmody, president of Don Carmody Productions (pictured); and Patrick Cardarelli, senior director, Recovery & Resolution Planning at RBC, have all joined the 39-member board.

WIFT-T introduces new mentorship
Women In Film & Television – Toronto has added a new mentorship opportunity for members. Its 2016 membership survey identified mentoring as a top need for both emerging and experienced members. WIFT Connect aims to pair members of different experience levels through focused one-on-one meet ups over a six month period. Applications for the program will be accepted until Oct. 6, with matches confirmed by Oct. 23 and a mandatory kickoff workshop taking place on Nov. 8.

OUTtvGo app launches on Apple TV 
The OUTtvGo app has launched on Apple TV in Canada. The app features a collection of OUTtv programming, including RuPaul’s Drag Race, Neighbours, Kinky Boots, and Drag Becomes Him. The app, which costs $3.99 per month, is also available on Roku and Android devices. OUTtv, which is based in Vancouver, is Canada’s national LGBTQ TV network.



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