The inaugural MasterShot Summit was a November 2021 online gathering for filmmakers, content creators, interactive media developers, animators, writers, and all media artists in Southwestern Ontario and beyond to learn and network. Two full days (plus Friday evening) of panels, seminars, workshops, and networking with industry professionals.
The annual MasterShot Summit is part of a multi-tiered plan to create jobs and grow talent in Southwestern Ontario. Local companies also meet emerging creators and expand their businesses. A HYBRID (IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL) SUMMIT IS PLANNED FOR FALL 2023.
TOPICS PREVIOUSLY COVERED
Financing projects, business management, understanding tax credits, copyright and entertainment law, clearances, unions, agencies, game development, art department jobs, local production company showcase, social media influencing and online celebrity… and more TBA..
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
ACTRA, WGC, DGC, IATSE, Fusion Talent Agency, InVision Artists, Eastern Script, RedFrame Law, Telefilm, Canada Media Fund, Ontario Creates, CAVCO… and more TBA.
Thanks to our 2021 sponsors, we can offer discounted and subsidized tickets. Please note eligibility requirements before purchasing.
REGULAR TICKETS (PROFESSIONAL): $125 (+processing & HST)- for professionals or businesses earning more than CAD$60,000/year.
DISCOUNTED TICKETS (SMALL/NEW BUSINESSES): $75 (+processing & HST) – for professionals or businesses earning between CAD$30,000 – $60,000/year.
SUBSIDIZED TICKETS (STUDENTS/STARTUPS): $25 (+processing & HST)- Currently enrolled full or part time in secondary or post-secondary with valid student ID — OR — Professional or business working without an HST number and/or earning under $30,000/year.
— OR –Persons who are Financially Disadvantaged and/or impacted by covid and who are: Women , Youth (under 30), LGBTQ2+, Persons of Colour, People with Disabilities, New Canadians, Indigenous Peoples and Other Racialized Communities.
This Employment Ontario project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.
- Weta Workshop
- Gearhouse Windsor
- Fae Pictures
- Media Street Productions
- Little Foot Foods
- Affordable Heating & Cooling
- Fusion Talent Agency & Management
- ACTRA Toronto
- Amanda Gellman / MANAN Media
- Mental Health Connections
- RedFrame Law
- Eastern Script
- Canada Media Fund
- Ontario Creates
- Writer’s Guild of Canada
- IATSE Local 580
- Director’s Guild of Canada
- Invision Artists
- This and That Props
- Jank Words & Pictures
- Forest City Film Festival
- South Western International Film Festival (SWIFF)
- The Photography Business Coach
- WEST of Windsor
BECOME A SPONSOR
The MasterShot Digital Media and Creative Arts Summit is a non-profit online event hosted by the Windsor Centre for Film, Digital Media, and the Creative Arts in partnership with the Media Arts Community Centre. The event would also not be possible without the support of the Province of Ontario through Employment Ontario.
There were multiple levels of sponsorship opportunities in 2021, for all types of sponsors – large and small! To see our 2021 sponsorship opportunities and benefits, please download and read this SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE and email firstname.lastname@example.org. Similar sponsorship levels will be available in 2023.
For media inquiries, additional information, and to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please email email@example.com or call 519-819-8964.