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Our Team

Inga Diev

General Manager

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

Acquisitions Consultant

Sabrina 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– ).


Kelly Lui

Distribution Coordinator

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

Kelly joined the Ouat Media team to further her interest and passion for the short film industry. Her experience includes festival programming, community arts facilitation, and multimedia art making. Kelly has worked with Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival and is a co-founder of The Asian Canadian Living Archive (TACLA) collective.

Seungwoo Baek

Acquisitions Assistant

Nick Bannard


Britney Cochrane


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

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