Founder, Executive Director (Ontario)
Samantha Kaine is a Jamaican-Canadian, award-winning independent film and television creative producer, advocate, mentor and alumna of the prestigious Cineplex Entertainment Producers’ Lab Program at the Canadian Film Centre.
A strong supporter for the advancement of emerging under-represented voices and talent, Samantha is a strong promoter of the necessary unification of voices in order to advocate for the fair, safe and equitable access to funding and equitable work environments. Samantha is a mentor with the Black Wealth Media production company, a Montréal-based production company which develops and produces afro-centric content.
Samantha champions talent, innovation and excellence, advocating for proper and truthful representation on screen. Her passion includes working with marginalized and under-represented voices both in front of - and behind - the camera.
Continuing her critical work to dismantle systemic racism, Samantha sits on the Board of the Canadian Independent Screen Fund for Black and People of Colour (CSIF).