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Our Team

Inga Diev

General Manager
(on a temporary leave)  

Inga oversees business operations, film sales, and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Ouat Media, Inga spent over a decade working in film production and broadcast programming, most recently at Sundance Channel Canada.

Inga shares her film industry expertise by chairing in festival juries and participating in guest panels around the world, including Toronto International Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival. For the past five years, she has also served on the Board of Canadian Filmmakers’ Distribution Centre, Canada’s foremost non-commercial distributor and resource for independently produced film.

Inga is a graduate of York University (BFA in Film Production) and University of Oxford (MSt in Film Aesthetics).


Sabrina Spence  

Interim General Manager  

Sabrina Spence is the Interim General Manager. Spence entered the sales and distribution business with over eight years of experience in broadcast programming. She has programmed for both specialty and conventional television stations, specializing in the promotion and exhibition of short films. She has spent the past four years producing short films and television series. Her most recent project was season three of Tiny Talent Time (14– ).


Sydney Wong  


Sydney is responsible for coordinating all operational aspects of Ouat Media.

Sydney joined the Ouat Media team shortly after graduating from the Children’s Media post-graduate program at Centennial College. Her experience includes television programming and producing live-action shows, short films, and animated shows. Sydney has served on the Toronto Youth Shorts jury and spoken at the Hamilton Film Festival panel.


Nicholas Hayes  

Acquisitions Coordinator  

Michael Annunziata  


Nick Bannard  


Jessica Parkinson  

Business Affairs (Contract Administrator)  

Masha Nikolic  

Screening Team  

Paul Krumholz  

Screening Team  

Screening Team  

For short film pitches, please contact:

Business Affairs Team  

For matters concerning business affairs, including contracts, invoicing and royalty reporting, please contact:

General Inquiries  

For general inquiries, please contact:


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