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Craft Club: Direction

Come nerd out with us on June 12 at FCB. Our next edition of Craft Club is all about Direction, featuring a panel discussion with Hubert Davis (Untitled Films), Chilo Fletcher (Someplace Nice), Adeel Shamsi (Alfredo), Yael Staav (Merchant) and Benji Weinstein (Merchant). Craft Club is a new event series for the creative community focused on the craft behind our work. COST: Free for ADCC Members $10 + tax/fees for Non-Members SCHEDULE: 6pm - Doors open 6:30pm - Panel discussion Note: All ticket sales are final - no refunds.

Date and Time

Jun 12, 2024 6-8:30pm


FCB 219 Dufferin St #302C Toronto

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Meet our Speakers

Hubert Davis

Hubert Davis

Untitled Films Director

Hubert Davis has built a strong reputation in Canada's documentary film scene as one of the most acclaimed contemporary Directors of the genre. Davis' directorial debut Hardwood was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Documentary (Short Subject) in 2005 and was nominated for an Emmy® in 2006. Davis' next project, the short film Aruba had its world premiere at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and won the Grand Jury Award at the Palm Springs International Festival. Hubert's feature documentary film Giants of Africa premiered at the TIFF 2016 and followed Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri and his mission to bring hope to youth basketball in Africa. Hubert’s latest documentary about racism in hockey Black Ice was chosen as a gala premiere at TIFF 2022 and won the People's Choice Award at the festival. Black Ice is being produced by none other than NBA superstar Lebron James and Canadian rap icon Drake. Davis began directing commercials with Untitled Films in 2005 and has worked with clients such as Coca Cola, Nike, Volkswagen, Pfizer, Audi, Ford, Chevrolet, His Film Once More – The Story of VIN 903847 project for Volkswagen Canada was a recipient of two Lions in Cannes in 2014 and featured in the Communication Arts Annual. HP’s Rivolta was the recipient of a Bronze Film Lion in 2017. Hubert’s latest commercial projects have made waves across the industry with his film June’s for Casey House being ranked on WARC creative 100 as one of the winningest campaigns in 2018. In 2019, The launch of the Boys Don’t Cry film for White Ribbon which was featured in AdAge, Shots, Fast Company, and Creative Review and took home awards at Cannes, ADCC and the One Show. The White Ribbon follow-up film Day After Day won 3 D&AD pencils and another Cannes Lion in 2022. Hubert was recently featured as one of the top 100 Visionary directors in the world on the 2022 ADWEEK Creative 100 list. Hubert continues to work with clients across the globe to capture compelling moments that focus on humanity.

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