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Saturday, September 12, 2009

OMDC Presents "Celebrate Ontario" @ TIFF...

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Canadian and international stars came out to 'Celebrate Ontario', Friday, September 11, as the Ontario Media Development Corp saluted Ontario filmmakers at the Manyata Courtyard Café, 55 Avenue Road, Hazelton Lanes in Toronto's Yorkville distict.

The event honoured Ontario film projects/filmmakers that received funding through the OMDC Film Fund.

Cast, producers and directors from "Cairo Time", "Cooking with Stella", "Defendor", "High Life", "Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel", "Leslie, My Name is Evil", "Suck" and "Year of the Carnivore" were in attendance.

Speakers included Kevin Shea, Chair, OMDC, Brigitte Berman, Oscar winner and director of TIFF 2009 film "Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel" and Karen Thorne-Stone, CEO, OMDC.

The Ontario Media Development Corporation, an agency of the Ontario Ministry of Culture, is the central catalyst for the province’s cultural media cluster including book publishing, film, television, interactive digital media, magazine publishing and music industries...