On Wednesday, September 11Telefilm Canada and Birks will honour women who’ve made a considerable impact on the Canadian film industry over the past year.  A jury of film critics picked ten women for the Birks Diamond Tribute. Directors Louise ArchambaultDeepa MehtaAlanis ObomsawinSarah Polley and Chloé Robichaud, as well as actresses Évelyne BrochuGeneviève BujoldSarah GadonJessica Paré and Alison Pill, were selected for this honour. We can’t wait to join the red carpet festivities and cheer on our much-loved homegrown talent!

We know many of you are aspiring and emerging filmmakers, actresses, and writers, and we’d love to send one very lucky reader, with a passion for film, to attend this special event and rub shoulders with industry movers and shakers. 

For a chance to win, email olgabarsky@shedoesthecity.com and tell us why we should pick you to attend the Birks Diamond Tribute.

Bay and Bloor will be buzzing next Wednesday! Swing by after work, be a part of the energy, and show support to women in the industry who are truly making a difference!