Karen Harnisch - Jury Member of the Telefilm Talent to Watch Program / by Karen Harnisch

Karen Harnisch was part of the five-member jury that selected the English-language project for the Telefilm Canada Talent to Watch program (formerly the Micro-Budget Production program).

”Forty-five projects will be developed under Talent to Watch’s first edition, all from rookie feature filmmakers…Of the 45 projects selected, 20 come from Ontario, 11 from Quebec, five from British Columbia, three from Nova Scotia, two from Manitoba and one each from Alberta, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Yukon. Twenty-one have female directors attached, achieving 47 per cent gender parity.”