TIFF hosts world first Trans Filmmaker Summit

International trans filmmakers can attend the summit at the Toronto Film Festival to grow their skills and foster community.

Canada-based trans screen professionals now have the opportunity to fast-track their way into the industry thanks to the Trans Film Mentorship.

This year, the mentorship provided placement to participants on the set of HBO Max’s Sort Of, a comedy series about a young gender-fluid caregiver, Sabi, whose life plans are disrupted when tragedy strikes the family they help to maintain.

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports