Film Crew at Music Expo Weekend

Special Thanks to:

Kalman Szegvary MFA (PhD student) 

Producer, Professor 

Kalman Szegvary, is a Toronto-based filmmaker and is also the Department Head of the Film & TV Production Program at the Trebas Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kalman holds a BFA honors degree in Film/TV Production from York University in Toronto as well as an MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) in Screenwriting & Film Studies, from Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia.  He has recently begun his Ph.D studies at Niagara University, New York. He has currently researching the possible link between the work of mythologist Joseph Campbell – The Hero’s Journey and Leadership and the overall career success of film school directing students & alumni. 

As a director, Kalman is best known for the cult hit, Cannibal Rollerbabes, a low-budget horror movie that had a worldwide release and currently available on iTunes. ‘Cannibal’ generated buzz and attention of notorious radio host, Howard Stern. Over the years, he has been involved in directing/producing numerous feature films, TV shows and commercials in both Europe and North America however when invited to lecture about his experiences in the film industry he began to venture into the academic world. He has since become a recognized professor of film and screenwriting in both Canada, United States, and Europe as he has lectured at the Cannes Film Festival on proper screenwriting structure to both professionals and university students at the American Pavilion.

In the past, with some of his larger projects, Kalman has had pitch sessions and meetings at studios such as Amblin Entertainment – Dreamworks. Because of this knowledge of screenwriting and the pitch development process, he has been guest lecturing on this topic at Profusion (Metro Toronto Convention Centre), the Milton Film Festival, Vistek during TIFF (Toronto Film Festival).

Kalman runs his own production company, Wildfire Motion Picture Company, has recently directed the horror film Abattoir – aka Ed’s Diner, currently in post-production, is developing projects that include a children’s TV series entitled, Qwiggle Club and is producing his first animated TV series, entitled Zombie Dad.

Kalman enjoys mentoring his students as they develop their own unique filmmaking style and career path in the film and television industry.

Reynold Mitra

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Reynold ((Red) Mitra is a recent graduate of the Trebas Institute Film Production program and is the co-founder of Torawkno Media and N.O.W Entertainment. Now having work on many new music videos, he is emerging as a rising director in the music video scene. He specializes in conceptual music videos and uses the cinematic philosophy of “Constructive Creatism”. He is proud of a recently directed the short silent film “WHY 11” which had a strong support recently in the 48hour film festival competition. He is looking forward to discussing music video production on the panel with producer Kalman Szegvary.

Harrison Bond

Known on social media – Instagram Harrison Bond aka Harry is known as the music video director, ‘ShotbyBond’. As a younger filmmaker Harry has had a strong passion for films and filmmaking since the age of 14. He has an advanced diploma in Film Production from Niagara College, and won the 2017 Niagara College FRAT (Film, Radio, Acting and Television) Award in the Best Short Film 3rd Year Category for “The Debriefing”, a short film I wrote and directed. The film also won the Video Long Drama or Comedy Category for the 2017 BEAC National Student Awards. Presented by Broadcast Educators Association of Canada in Toronto. The entry was chosen as best in Canada.

He has recently completed an internship at Tendril Studios – Relish Editing in Toronto and has a busy career producing lower-budget music videos for talented Canadian and American artists. He has also been working as an assistant editor on a reality TV pilot for a show entitled Hurricane (shot in the Belize) and produced with well know TV & film editor Stephen Young Chin. In terms of his music video productions, he is working with Tyler Blackboxx who is generating over twenty thousand followers on Instagram filming music videos with up and coming hip hop artists such as Don Meeno and Wavy Davis, along with their producers. Harrison recently participated in a project shot in Los Angeles with musician Roy Woods.

Harrison is looking forward to the panel film talk on music video production on Sunday at the Musicians Knowledge Network.

Director, Producer, Professor of Film & Screenwriting

Kalman Szegvary, is a Toronto-based filmmaker and is also the Department Head of the Film & TV Production Program at the Trebas Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kalman holds a BFA honors degree in Film/TV Production from York University in Toronto as well as an MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) in Screenwriting & Film Studies, from Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia.  He has recently begun his Ph.D studies at Niagara University, New York. He has currently researching the possible link between the work of mythologist Joseph Campbell – The Hero’s Journey and Leadership and the overall career success of film school directing students & alumni. 

As a director, Kalman is best known for the cult hit, Cannibal Rollerbabes, a low-budget horror movie that had a worldwide release and currently available on iTunes. ‘Cannibal’ generated buzz and attention of notorious radio host, Howard Stern. Over the years, he has been involved in directing/producing numerous feature films, TV shows and commercials in both Europe and North America however when invited to lecture about his experiences in the film industry he began to venture into the academic world. He has since become a recognized professor of film and screenwriting in both Canada, United States, and Europe as he has lectured at the Cannes Film Festival on proper screenwriting structure to both professionals and university students at the American Pavilion.

In the past, with some of his larger projects, Kalman has had pitch sessions and meetings at studios such as Amblin Entertainment – Dreamworks. Because of this knowledge of screenwriting and the pitch development process, he has been guest lecturing on this topic at Profusion (Metro Toronto Convention Centre), the Milton Film Festival, Vistek during TIFF (Toronto Film Festival).

Kalman runs his own production company, Wildfire Motion Picture Company, has recently directed the horror film Abattoir – aka Ed’s Diner, currently in post-production, is developing projects that include a children’s TV series entitled, Qwiggle Club and is producing his first animated TV series, entitled Zombie Dad.

Kalman enjoys mentoring his students as they develop their own unique filmmaking style and career path in the film and television industry.

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