The TIRFF team brings a broad range of experience in film industry leadership, film distribution, content programming & creation, fundraising, event management and online marketing.
Michael Barry is currently Director of Content Operations and Content Development at Cineplex Entertainment. Prior to Cineplex, Michael held content acquisition/licensing roles at Canada’s largest tele-communications companies including Telus Communications, Bell Media and Astral Media. Michael was born and raised in Belfast and moved to Toronto in 1992. Connect with Michael on LinkedIn HERE.
John Galway is currently President of The Harold Greenberg Fund (HGF), the film funding division of Bell Media. Prior to HGF, John has worked at the Ontario Film Investment Program, the Canadian Television Fund, Telefilm Canada and The Toronto International Film Festival. The son of a Belfast man, John’s passion for TIRFF is driven by his desire to connect with his heritage. Connect with John on LinkedIn HERE.
Board of Directors
The TIRFF Board brings together ex-pats with a broad range of experience from a variety of industry sectors. We are delighted to have their professional expertise and guidance supporting the on-going development of the festival.
National Industry Leader – Technology, Media & Telecommunications, KPMG
Director, Original Content, TELETOON
Radio personality & Entertainer
Manager, Finance, eONE Films
Production Manager at Family Communications Inc
Manager, Tourism Ireland Canada
Head of Media Business Development at Cameron Thomson Group