Ahead of the Canadian Screen Awards, the 2019 Members Lounge features a week of great panels and discussions. Below is a list of where you can find DGC Members speaking through the week at CSI Spadina - 192 Spadina Ave (click on the titles for additional information), all panels are free for DGC Members.  

Tuesday, March 26 

The Power of the Image - 1:45 p.m.

 The Power of the Image is an eye-opening conversation with Special Award recipient, Elizabeth Klinck, and award-winning director, Jennifer Baichwal, about the role that visual researching plays in a compelling narrative

Post-Production Excellence on the Global Stage - 3:15 p.m.

Post-Production Excellence on the Global Stage is a dynamic panel discussion that examines the growing global recognition of Canadian television’s post-production landscape, by delving into case studies of success stories: The Expanse, Altered Carbon and The Handmaid’s Tale. We’ll hear from venerated industry pros who share their insight into the creative collaboration process that shaped these projects from the production stage, through to editorial, colour grading, and sound. Gain insider knowledge about how these pros achieved exemplary post-production execution. PPS Lori Waters and PE Gillian Truster are panelists.

Wednesday, March 27

In Conversation with J. Miles Dale - 1:00 p.m. 

Academy award-winning producer J. Miles Dale joins us for a fireside chat to take us on a journey through his storied career and his impressive body of work.

The New Guard | Dismantling the Status Quo - 2:30 p.m.

The New Guard | Dismantling the Status Quo is a candid panel discussion with a new generation of Canadian feature filmmakers who are prescribing their individual path to success, on their own terms. Director Gloria Kim is a panelist. 

Thursday, March 28

In Conversation with Vincenzo Natali - 2:30 p.m.

An intimate conversation with renowned director Vincenzo Natali. Known worldwide for his unique style and strong aesthetic, Natali has directed across many genres with some of his most compelling work born of sci-fi and horror.

Friday, March 29

Creative Collaborations on Baroness Von Sketch - 11:00 a.m.

Creative Collaborations on Baroness Von Sketch explores the vital relationship between director, production designer, and location manager through the complicated lens of the Baroness von Sketch Show. Every episode takes viewers on a dizzying array of sets and locations, interiors and exteriors, from high-powered boardrooms to dirty bedrooms. We hear from one of the ultimate dream teams that pulls it all together. Taking us through their extraordinarily good planning skills and ability to accept the unknown, this lively conversation will let us in on the secrets to this team’s success.

Panelists include Director Jordan Canning, PD Naz Goshtasbpour and Location Manager Beverley Kolbe. 

Saturday, March 30 

The Tastemakers | Today's Media Mavericks - 10:00 a.m.

The Tastemakers | Today’s Media Mavericks is a candid panel discussion with today’s powerful decision-makers in screen-based industries, in Canada and aboard. 

Producer Manny Danelon is a panelist. 

Working Lunch: Inside the Academy Apprenticeship for Women Directors - 11:45 a.m.

Working Lunch | Inside the Academy Apprenticeship for Women Directors features an engaging conversation with a participant from this year’s Apprenticeship for Women Directors program, and their director mentor. Guests will include Director Warren Sonoda.