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Alumni Events 2020

Nov 25
Digital Film Screening and Q&A - A Perfect Plan

Time 7:00 PM

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Enjoy a Sheridan Alumni movie night in the comfort of your own home!

In collaboration with our community partner Oakville Festivals of Film and Art (OFFA), we bring to you a film screening of A Perfect Plan

Kate Paxton, an expert safe cracker, wakes up captive in a fortified warehouse along with three other notorious thieves. Forced to plan the perfect diamond heist by a cunning master thief, they must use their combined expertise to penetrate multiple layers of advanced security before a bomb detonates. A Perfect Plan

We are excited to bring back (on Zoom!) Sheridan grads who worked on the film, including Executive Producer Christopher Giroux (Advanced Television and Film, 2009), Casting Director Stephanie Gorin (Music Theatre, 1981), and Property Master Danielle Dobbyn (Advanced Special Effects Makeup, 2015). The trio will participate in a virtual a Q&A after the film, along with special guest, Director Jesse Ikeman.

Pop some popcorn, put your feet up, and enjoy your movie night at home!

The link for the film and Q&A will be sent in your confirmation email.

Date: November 25, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. (screening) Moderated Live Q&A will be available following the screening.

Christopher Giroux

Giroux works as the Head of Productions at production company at Vortex Words + Pictures. His producing credits include features such as Anything For JacksonLearning to Love AgainInn Love By ChristmasBiteBed of the DeadThe OakroomThe Heretics, and I'll Take Your Dead. In the past, he’s also worked on productions with Black Fawn Films, Breakthrough Entertainment & Foresight Features. 

Stephanie Gorin

During Gorin’s 25+ career as a casting director, she’s cast more than 200 musicals, films and television shows, including the all-Canadian production of Come From Away and the film adaptations of Stephen King’s IT and IT Chapter Two.  A five-time Emmy nominee, winning in 2014 for Best Casting in a Mini-Series for Fargo. The same year she won an Artios award from the Casting Society of America; she’s earned seven Artios nominations, five CSA/Gemini nominations.  In 2017 Stephanie represented Sheridan College winning the Ontario Premier's Award for excellence in Creative Arts.  

Danielle Dobyn

Dobbyn began working with Sinking Ship Entertainment after studying special effects makeup, prosthetic and props at Sheridan. She’s earned two Emmy nominations in the category of Outstanding Art Direction/Set Direction/Scenic Design for her work on the PBS series Odd Squad. She is now a proud Sheridan faculty member.