Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Toronto Reference Library & Online

When: November 10-12, 2022

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Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair


Natali Topalovska

Line Producer, Brown Bag Films

Natali Topalovska is a Line Producer for Brown Bag Films, with 10+ years of industry experience in the world of animation. Natali started her career as a Production Intern at Brown Bag Films (formerly 9 Story Entertainment) and steadily moved up the ranks before doing stints at Pipeline Studios, Yowza! Animation Corp, and House of Cool Inc., with roles in both scene planning and production management. Brown Bag was thrilled when she rejoined the studio as a Line Producer close to a year ago. She has been involved in many amazing series, including titles like Let’s Go Luna (PBS), Welcome to the Wayne (Nickelodeon), Pretzel and the Puppies (Apple TV), What If...? (Marvel), and Rosie’s Rules (PBS). She is currently based in Toronto, where she teaches as a Professor at Sheridan College.

3:15PM - 4:15PM

Reference Library: Novella Room

Career Paths at Brown Bag Films: Nurturing Internal Talent

Brown Bag Films Toronto is known for producing evergreen kids favourites like Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Wild Kratts and Blue’s Clues and You! along with exciting new series like Sago Mini Friends and Rosie’s Rules, just to name a few. Talented staff, dynamic partnerships and a commitment to quality are key pillars for the studio which produces a mix of service shows along with its own IP. At this panel, meet Nora Keely, SVP Production – Canada, Natasha Sasic, Head of Art & Design, and Natali Topalovska, Line Producer, as they talk about their own unique career paths and how Brown Bag Films focuses on nurturing internal talent.

With Cory Bobiak Creative Director, Brown Bag Films Nora Keely SVP Production, Brown Bag Films Natali Topalovska Line Producer, Brown Bag Films Natasha Sasic Head of Art & Design, Brown Bag Films

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