Morten Parker, director, writer, producer, educator (b at Winnipeg 28 July 1919). Morten Parker began his career as a journalist and joined the NATIONAL FILM BOARD (NFB) in 1943 to work on numerous documentaries as a writer and director. Eventually he was made responsible for the NFB's labour films.
Erica Durance, actor, producer (born 21 June 1978 in Calgary, Alberta). An actress of French Canadian descent who merges urban sophistication with wholesome approachability, Erica Durance was raised on a turkey farm in Three Hills, Alberta by her truck driver father and librarian mother.
David Cronenberg, filmmaker (born at Toronto 15 Mar 1943). David Cronenberg studied literature at the University of Toronto and while there made 2 short films. Stereo (1969) and Crimes of the Future (1970) were commentaries on scientific experiments set in a vaguely futuristic world.
Clement Virgo, director, producer, writer (b at Montego Bay, Jamaica 1 June 1966). Clement Virgo came with his family to Canada in 1977 and attended West Preparatory Public School in north Toronto before the family moved to Regent Park, the city's largest public-housing estate, known for its troubles with drugs and crime.
It was clear from an early age that Rubinek had been bitten by the acting bug. He was encouraged by his parents, who took him to acting classes and allowed him to perform regularly at the Ottawa Little Theatre. Four years later, in 1969, he joined the company at the STRATFORD FESTIVAL in Ontario.