> Appendix C: Acknowledgements

The Strategies for Creative Cities Project would like to thank the following individuals for their contributions during the course of our research and strategy development.

Toronto Contributors

Hussain Amarshi, Mongrel Media

Andy Barrie, CBC Radio

Joe Berridge, Urban Strategies

Elena Bird, City of Toronto Culture Division

Jack Blum, Filmmaker

Stephen Bulger, Stephen Bulger Gallery

Atom Egoyan, Film Director

Ken Ferguson, Toronto Film Studios

Adonis Huggins and participants, Regent Park Focus

Deborah Huntley, University of Toronto

Jennifer Hyland, Sony BMG Canada

Deborah Leslie, University of Toronto*

Erin MacKeen, 401 Richmond

Michael McClelland, ERA Architects

Glen Murray, Navigator Limited

Jayne Naiman, City of Toronto, Waterfront Secretariat

Marisa Piattelli, Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation

Dan Rosen, City of Toronto Economic Development Division

Ana Serrano, Habitat New Media Lab, Canadian Film Centre

Chandra Siddan, Regent Park Film Festival

Robert Sirman, National Ballet School

Tonya Surman, Centre for Social Innovation

Sylvia Tyson, FACTOR

Peter Viducis, City of Toronto Economic Development Division

Tara Vinodrai, University of Toronto

Natasha Webster, University of Toronto

Scott Weir, ERA Architects

Lilie Zendel, City of Toronto Culture Division

 

London Contributors

Maher Anjum, London Development Agency

Neil Berry, London Development Agency

Andrew Carmichael, Creative Lewisham Agency

Graeme Evans, London Metropolitan University

Dieneke Ferguson, Mazorca Projects

David Hannah, West London College

Graham Hitchen, London Development Agency; Co-chair, Toronto-London Creative Cities Project

Jenny Holloway, London Fashion Forum

Sue Hoyle, Clore Leadership Programme

Neil Johnston, Paddington Development Trust

Patrick McVeigh, London Development Agency

Sarah Purvis, City Fringe Partnership

Michelle Reeves, London Development Agency

Paul Rodgers, Brixton

Alison Tickell, Creative and Cultural Skills

Triston Wallace, Skillset

 

New York Contributors

Matt Bregman, BAM Local Development Corporation

Brian Coleman, Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center

Michael Connor, New Mountain Media

Sarah Crean, Garment Industry Development Corporation

Barbara Janowitz, League of American Theatres and Producers

Mary Howard, NY Designs

Kathleen Hughes, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Robin Keegan, Center for an Urban Future

Harvey Lichtenstein, BAM Local Development Corporation

Ginny Louloudes, A.R.T./New York

Jeanne Lutfy, BAM Local Development Corporation

Paul Parkhill, Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center

Anthony Patton, A.R.T./New York

Voza Rivers, New Heritage Theatre Group, Harlem Arts Alliance

Angel Rodriguez, Point Community Development Corporation

Frederieke Taylor, Frederieke Taylor Gallery

Kellie Terry-Sepulveda, Point Community Development Corporation

Sharon Zukin, Brooklyn College and author, ‘Loft Living’

Other Contributors

Sue Harvey, City of Vancouver Cultural Services (Vancouver)

John Kreidler, Cultural Initiatives Silicon Valley (San Jose)

Kelley Lindquist, Artspace Projects (Minneapolis)

Stacey Michelson, Artspace Projects (Minneapolis)

Maria Rosario Jackson, Urban Institute (Washington D.C.)

* Special thanks to Professor Deborah Leslie of the Cultural Economy Lab, Department of Geography, University of Toronto for providing access to unpublished statistical data.