Find out how this U of T Cinema Studies grad became a film critic for CBC Radio and an advocate for the representation of Indigenous people.
Movies come and go but the films of Atom Egoyan stay – in the mind. This Canadian director deals with issues contemporary and eternal.
Betty Xie is perfectly comfortable being interviewed in a downtown café. After all, she made her first movie in one.
Bill Buxton at any moment can be quoting Jimmy Hendrix, or Oscar Wilde, and the next moment talking about building birch bark canoes.
Bill Reeves can be immensely proud of the award-winning movies he helped create as a co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios.
Co-hosting a show for teenagers in 1964, Carole Taylor probably didn’t think she would have a career interviewing prime ministers.
“I believe that to be an artist, you need great technique, a great understanding of the past and a vision for the future,” says conjuror and former lawyer David Ben.
From DNA swaps to Sigmund Freud, director David Cronenberg has challenged audiences with his vivid view of the world.
David Shore says it was “idiotic and courageous” at the same time to quit law and move to Los Angeles to start a writing career.
Derek Tsang is one of Hong Kong’s bright young filmmakers but when he was a student at U of T he chose to study sociology.
Edward Choi is a successful musician in Korea but because of his U of T experience, in his heart "I will always be a Torontonian."
In the scales of justice, Edward Greenspan carries some weight. But there’s more to Greenspan than courtroom drama.
Erika Savage is a former hip-hop dancer. It was good training for the hot-button issues she faces today as an entertainment lawyer.
Give you five? Harley Pasternak will oblige. His 5-Factor Diet and fitness regimen has made him a widely-recognized health authority.
Isabel Bayrakdarian’s plans for an engineering career took a 180° turn when she won the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions.
Linda Schuyler personifies the “if no one else is doing it, I’ll roll up my sleeves and do it myself” approach to getting things done.
Award-winning correspondent and BBC News presenter Lyse Doucet says the best journalism involves “walking in the margin of history.”