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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

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

Kyle Miller


Nick Bannard


Jessica Parkinson

Business Affairs (Contract Administrator)

Masha Nikolic

Screening Team

Paul Krumholz

Screening Team

Screening Team

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Business Affairs Team

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General Inquiries

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