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Deirdre Kelly

Deirdre Kelly is an award-winning arts and fashion critic, features writer, investigative reporter and editor based in Toronto. Her work has appeared in a variety of national and international publications including Elle (USA), Marie Claire (UK), Vogue (Australia) and Canada’s Globe and Mail where for decades she was a prominent staff writer. The author of …

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Alysha Newman

Olympian Alysha Newman sees no limits to how high she can truly go. On or off the track, Alysha lives to raise the bar wherever she goes! The Canadian pole vault record holder has won medals at both the Commonwealth and Pan Am Games and is eyeing a podium performance at the 2022 Summer Olympic …

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Alex Jordan

Alex’s career in film and television has spanned over twenty years and a myriad of diverse projects. As a member of the Director’s Guild of Canada (DGC), Alex’s most notable work has been as a Production Manager on the action series Nikita, Transporter and Rogue. More recently he has served as Producer of the CSA …

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Raquel Solomon

Raquel Solomon began her interest in creative art at a young age, especially drawn to film, music, and writing, influenced by her upbringing in Toronto and Brampton. She has developed her love and skill for production well before graduating with her diploma in Broadcast television/ videography program at Humber College.

Liam Robledo

Liam Robledo is a versatile graphic designer and recent graduate from Durham College. Liam recently rebranded the Commonwealth Fashion Council’s logo and creative assets. He loves to work as a team and brainstorm unique ideas for successful projects. His goal in life is to work with other artists and create a studio work environment.

Kseniia Chepkasova

A Fashion Business graduate who is passionate about the fashion film industry. Kseniia moved from St. Petersburg, Russia to Toronto 3 years ago following her dream to be Fashion educated and prove herself in the North America’s fashion market. She has worked with fashion brands and designers all over the world: Iceberg, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Elle …

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Jodi Hayek

Jodi has had a love for fashion when she drew her first dress pattern at the age of five. That’s when she discovered her passion is in the fashion world. Her life journey started at the faculty of fine arts in the city of Jasmine, Damascus (as an interior designer). Jodi moved to Dubai and …

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Lara Amersey

Lara has enjoyed an acting career that spans more than 15 years, with credits across commercial, television, short and feature length mediums. Lara’s career had a huge boost with her leading role in the YTV television series ‘Monster Warriors’ on YTV of which they completed 52 episodes. Other notable film and television credits include ‘Radio …

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Dion Karas

Dion is a native Torontonian, growing up in the acting and fashion world.  Essentially raised in a fashion house, she has become extremely familiar with the world.  Her father, Stephan Caras created his brand with her mother together and currently works with the family as her brother heads the line with Stephan. Getting bit by …

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Caprice Conners

Caprice Conners is a Toronto-based creative director and fashion stylist. In addition to working as an editorial stylist in traditional media and advertising campaigns, she has worked in different capacities styling for Rogers’ Sportsnet, Citytv’s Breakfast Television and The Shopping Channel. Her work as a costume designer has appeared in numerous television and independent film projects. After completing an education in …

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Avaah Blackwell

Avaah Blackwell is a multilingual actress, versatile stunt performer and producer. Classically trained in Europe, Blackwell began her exciting career as a performer upon graduating from Prague Film School’s renowned “Acting for Film” pilot program at the top of her class. She produced acclaimed, female driven web series “Fan Girl Fights!” which launched both of …

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