Ananya Ohri - Executive Director
An educator and filmmaker, Ananya holds a Master’s degree in Cinema and Media Studies from York University where she researched participatory documentary processes, ranging from community based video work in India and Canada, to online cyber-community video creations. She brings together a diversity of experiences in conceptualizing and organizing community based art projects.
Diana Cadavid - Programmer
Diana Cadavid is Director of Programming for the International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panamá), where she has successfully developed the Programming and Industry Departments, creating a dynamic structure and fostering innovative ideas that had brought the festival to the forefront of the film industry. As Programming Associate, she has provided effective support for the Ibero-American programmer for the past six editions of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). She also programs for aluCine Film + Media Arts Festival, and collaborates with Toronto and international artists in the production, editing and montage of video-based installation pieces.
Celine Moore - Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
Celine has a background in communications and web design. She holds a BA in Media Information and Technoculture from Western University. She volunteered with the Festival prior to joining the RPFF Team.
Elizabeth Mudenyo - Special Projects Coordinator
Elizabeth Mudenyo joined the RPFF team in Summer ’16 as Volunteer Coordinator, a love for community engagement and storytelling brought her back as Special Projects Coordinator. Elizabeth completed a BFA in Film Studies at Ryerson University, and as an artist she continues to voice untold stories through her writing. In the arts event circuit she has worked with Scarborough Arts, Planet in Focus, Hot Docs, REEL CANADA, and Luminato Festival.
Baker Albach - Administrative Assistant
Previously a resident of Regent Park, Baker is back in his old hometown working with the Regent Park Film Festival as the administrative assistant. He’s passionate about film production and game design, and is currently working with Kick Start Arts on the upcoming Regent Park Project web series.
Deboleena Mazumdar - Logistics and Operations Intern
Deboleena is a student of Cognitive Science and Urban Systems at McGill University. Born in Beijing, she has grown up in New Delhi, New York, Cairo, Beijing and Kathmandu. Her nomadic upbringing sparked her interest in how humans think, remember, communicate with each other, and how they create and interact with their environments. She enjoys exploring new cities on bike and on foot and is passionate about using urban design and cognitive science to create happier, healthier cities. She will be joining the Regent Park Film Festival team as their Logistics and Operations Intern.
Sabrina - Marketing and Outreach Intern
Sabrina is a fourth year student at McGill University double majoring in Political Science and History. She takes a particular interest in comparative politics and subaltern history. She is very passionate about equal rights and is dedicated in empowering women to become global leaders. She also has a background in graphic designing and is involved in several clubs and associations at her university.
Emieke Geldof - Bookkeeper
Emieke is exceptional in keeping all financial records in tip-top shape at the Regent Park Film Festival. Emieke was interested in the work being done at the Festival, and after meeting the team she knew it was the right fit for her. Emieke also keeps the books at Casa Pueblito, and prior to joining the team here, Emieke was the accounting manager for a small software development company. Before coming to Canada, Emieke was a teacher in New Zealand. Personally, Emieke enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, painting, and canoeing. She is also a volunteer for the Toronto Parkdale Horticultural Society, maintaining their website, as well as being the 2nd Vice President on the Board of Directors.