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Our Team

Inga Diev

General Manager

Inga is responsible for the company’s business operations and oversees all the film acquisitions and sales.

Prior to joining Ouat Media in 2016, Inga spent over a decade working in film production and broadcast programming, most recently at Sundance Channel Canada.

As a recognized leader in her field and a sought-after mentor to emerging talent in the industry, Inga continuously shares her expertise by running workshops, moderating and participating in guest panels and serving on film festival and awards juries internationally and locally.

For six years, Inga served on the Board of Canadian Filmmakers’ Distribution Centre (CFMDC), Canada’s leading not-for-profit, non-commercial distributor and resource for independently produced film. She is currently a mentor with the Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T).

Inga is an alumna of York University (Canada) and University of Oxford (UK).

Kelly Lui

Acquisitions Lead

Kelly is responsible for all matters related to acquisitions as well as 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.

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– ).

Seungwoo Baek
Acquisitions Assistant
Nick Bannard
Jessica Parkinson
Business Affairs (Contract Administrator)

Screening Team

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Business Affairs Team

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