Vice President, Programming – Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
Louis Calabro is the Vice President of Programming at the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, where he is responsible for supervising and producing elements surrounding the Canadian Screen Awards (formerly known as the Genie and Gemini Awards). In this role, Calabro oversees all aspects of the Academy’s year-round programming events including development, curation and execution.
Calabro is also the Founder of the Prism Prize, a national arts award presented to the best Canadian music video of the year.
In 2005, Calabro co-founded Goin’ Steady Productions, acting as DJ and producer for over 300 events in Toronto and Montréal, including the long-running Goin’ Steady and Chronologic dance parties.
A graduate of the University of Toronto with a Major in Cinema Studies, Louis lives and works in Toronto.