Jennifer Baichwal, a Montreal-born documentary producer and director, has been recognized with awards for her films at home and abroad including: Let it Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles (1998) Manufactured Landscapes (2006) and most recently Payback (2012).
Atif Ghani, born in Edmonton, is currently working on his fourth feature film, Anima State. His previous works include two foreign language films; The Last Thakur (2008) and Leaving Baghdad (2010) and his most recent film, Ill Manors premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2012.
Ruba Nadda is a Canadian film director born in Montreal, who has made many short-films that received international recognition before moving to feature films. In 2009, her film Cairo Time won Best Canadian Feature film at the Festival.
André Rouleau is a producer and founder of Caramel Films. He is best known for his box office successes: Funkytown (2011), Goon (2011) and Starbuck (2011).About RBC and the Arts RBC supports a wide-range of grassroots and local initiatives that contribute to the cultural fabric of our communities. Through the RBC Emerging Artist Project, RBC provides opportunities for up-and-coming artists through programs such as the RBC Canadian Painting Competition and the RBC Emerging Filmmakers Competition. In 2012, RBC contributed more than $95 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community investments of more than $64 million and $31 million in sponsorships. For more information, please visit rbc.com. About TIFF TIFF is a charitable cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world through film. An international leader in film culture, TIFF projects include the annual Toronto International Film Festival in September; TIFF Bell Lightbox, which features five cinemas, major exhibitions, and learning and entertainment facilities; and innovative national distribution program Film Circuit. The organization generates an annual economic impact of $170 million CAD. TIFF Bell Lightbox is generously supported by contributors including Founding Sponsor Bell, the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto, the Reitman family ( Ivan Reitman, Agi Mandel and Susan Michaels), The Daniels Corporation and RBC. For more information, visit tiff.net. SOURCE RBC