WIFF 2022 Jury Members

Sara Jade Alfaro is a Mexican-Iranian filmmaker based out of Toronto Ontario, working in commercial, music video and narrative format. She is also on the board of directors at theWeengushk Film Institute.

In her role as Founder and CEO of the Media Business Institute (MBI), Patricia Scarlett draws upon her tremendous depth and breadth of insight and experience in television, film and digital media.  As a highly successful Sales Executive at TVOntario, Scarlett was responsible for opening up the Latin American market. She initiated and closed TVOntario’s first educational broadcast and educational non-broadcast sales in Brazil.

Christine Whiskeychan is a proud Ojibway woman born and raised from Garden River First Nation which is located near Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. She is currently retired after working in the Finance field for her First Nation for 35 years.  She currently co-facilitates with Turtle Concepts on sessions on confidence, life promotion and teamwork etc.  She currently resides in her home territory with her Cree husband (Gordon) and is very proud of her three beautiful Oji-Cree children. She enjoys travelling, family gatherings, and spending time at home with family.  Christine continues to enjoy life and all the exciting opportunities that come her way.