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Anita Cotic

Director, Film Office and Event Production
Anita became a cinephile and culture aficionado from the moment she watched Wizard of Oz at age four. As Director of Film Office and Event Production for the Toronto International Film Festival, Anita works closely with Festival and year round TIFF Bell Lightbox programming teams in delivering exceptional and transformative guest and event experiences in the diverse and dynamic city of Toronto. Anita directly oversees teams handling live event production, talent relations, logistical operations, activation builds, stakeholder relations and event security. Recent projects include: TIFF Opening Night Party, annual Boombox fundraiser, Share Her Journey Rally, and Festival Village production operations comprised of Gala red carpets, single and multiplex screening venues and the Festival Street footprint. Throughout her career, Anita has been involved in creative and cultural industries including music, radio, television, and education. She has held a variety of roles including radio show producer/host, videographer, digital media producer, publicist and concert promoter.  Anita aims to engage, entertain and educate target audiences and stakeholders.