Board of Directors

Mark Pagliaroli Founder of Reel Film Pictures, a Vaughan-based production company now running the Vaughan Film Festival. Mark has been making films for the past decade, taking on the roles of writer, director, producer, and cinematographer. His most notable work would be writer and director of the smash action hit The Invaders: Genesis, available in stores across the United States and Japan.

Stanley Horbaczyk Stanley Horbaczyk is an entertainment lawyer in the firm, SHOWLAW Entertainment Law. He focuses his practice on entertainment and IP law, with an emphasis on film, television and music production, financing, licensing, distribution, IP acquisition and corporate matters arising in the sector. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian and foreign financiers at every stage of production.

Antonio Ienco Co-Owner of Reel Film Pictures, Antonio studied at The Actor's Network; a private school in Toronto. After joining Reel Films as an actor, he soon found interest behind the camera and took on other roles such as writer, director and producer for several projects. Since co-directing The Invaders: Genesis, Antonio continues to work closely with actors on set of his productions.

Advisory Board

Hon. Maurizio Bevilacqua

Mayor, City of Vaughan (Honourary Member)

 

Maurizio Bevilacqua is the Mayor of the City of Vaughan. A well known and respected community leader, Bevilacqua is nationally recognized for his consensus building abilities and his credible reputation in the areas of social and economic policy. Bevilacqua represents a new generation of political leadership who believes in the important emerging role of cities within the regional, national and global context.

Sam Alaimo

President, Roy Foss Woodbridge

Sam Alaimo's career at GM spanned from 1985 to 2006 where he held many positions in sales, service and distribution across Canada. He is now President of Roy Foss Chevrolet Buick GMC in Woodbridge and has a great community outreach, especially with the local high school students. Sam took it upon himself to start the Sonic Grades Program where students are given the opportunity to win a brand new vehicle at the end of each school year.

Steven Del Duca

Minister of Transportation & MPP Vaughan

(Honourary Member)

Vaughan MPP Steven Del Duca has a proven track record of outstanding community involvement and a clear dedication to public service. He was first elected to the Ontario Legislature in September 2012 in a provincial by-election. He worked with all levels of government, community leaders and organizations to establish the Greater Toronto Region Economic Summit. Del Duca obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2007. Previously, he studied Political Science and Canadian History at the University of Toronto and Carleton University.
 

Joseph Ercolao

Manager, Scotiabank Vaughan Business Banking Centre

Joe Ercolao has a long and successful tenure in the financial services industry. With roots established within the larger Trust Companies followed by experience in the Credit Union operations and its’ regulators, Joe now enjoys a senior Manager role with Canada’s most international bank. Both personally and professionally as an employee of Scotiabank , Joe is proud to support the arts and culture and various other initiatives that enrich the communities where Canadians live & work.

Stanley Horbaczyk

Entertainment Lawyer

 

Stanley Horbaczyk is an entertainment lawyer in the firm, SHOWLAW Entertainment Law. He focuses his practice on entertainment and IP law, with an emphasis on film, television and music production, financing, licensing, distribution, IP acquisition and corporate matters arising in the sector. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian and foreign financiers at every stage of production.

Debbie Conte

Manager Corporate & Community Relations, Power Stream

Debbie Conte has been employed at PowerStream for the past 29 years and currently holds the position of Manager, Corporate & Community Relations within the Corporate Communications department. Committed to corporate philanthropy within the community and promoting corporate social responsibility is part of Debbie’s role at PowerStream. She also acts as the organization’s Brand Manager, overseeing the development and growth of PowerStream’s brand identity.

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