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Industry vs. Artistry: Navigating the Acting Industry

In Conversation with Kim Roberts


November 14, 2020


2:00PM - 4:00PM

Are you interested in exploring the acting industry?

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We’re bringing industry professionals together to share their journeys, creative projects and how they took their careers to international levels. Get ready to hear from industry professionals working in the Animation, Acting and Sound Design sector, and learn tips and strategies to reach success!

Part two of our webinar series will be in conversation with actress Kim Roberts. Kim will be sharing her experience in the sector and how she prepares for auditions and her roles in TV and Films.

Kim Roberts is an internationally renowned actress with over 200 film, television and theatre credits to her name. She is the first Black woman to have a speaking role in a nationally televised commercial, and is the co-founder of Canada’s most prominent Black theatre company, Obsidian Theater. Kim continues to inspire and empower emerging actors of color through mentorship, leadership and transforming the landscape of the acting industry. You may recognize her from memorable roles in The Handmaid’s Tale, Schitts Creek, The Cheetah Girls and Saw III & Saw IV and more.

Don’t forget to Register for Kim’s talk to receive the webinar link:

This Webinar Talk is intended for emerging artists and youth between the ages of 14 -29 will be moderated by Vaughan International Film Festival. Q&A led by Nia Centre.

If you have any questions, email

This webinar series is produced in collaboration with Vaughan International Film Festival:

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