MEET THE TEAM
CEO & C0-Founder
Zin has the ability to take visions and make it reality. With over 20 years of experience in live events & film productions, she has exceptional insight on understanding the complexity of every project. From high profile events such as Toronto Pan Am Games, Honda Indy, and Toronto Rogers Cup to behind the scenes in producing films from start to finish Zin is versatile and ready to lead any team to the next level.
In addition to the annual Movie Expo, Zin is currently in production for two Canadian-American feature films. Her love for film and the arts drives her to engage in new and interesting film projects. She is always looking to give back and creating opportunities for up and coming artists where and whenever she can.
Vice President & Co-Founder
Tazito Garcia is a former corporate executive, teacher, and pro athlete who has gone on to become a twenty-three time international multi-award winning actor, director, producer, keynote speaker, and film school board member who enjoys giving back and inspiring the next generation of filmmakers and creatives. Garcia is also the author of two best-selling filmmaking books on Amazon and the co-founder of the annual Movie Expo, where he can put his 17 years of experience in hospitality and tourism management to good use. His long history in the entertainment industry provides the team with valuable insight into the event's pillars. Garcia's keen eye for detail, combined with charm, will elevate anything from ordinary to spectacular.
Chief Operating Officer
Earning the title of "Parachute Man", James has been recruited by numerous businesses to drop in and reinvigorate sales. With over 30 years of experience,
James was recruited as the GM for Centreplate at the Pan Am Games TO2015. He was also called upon to help co-ordinate & execute in various high-profile events such as, Rolling Stones Tour, U2 Tour, AC/DC Tour, Digital Dreams Festival Toronto, Sensations EDM Toronto, Baseball All-Star NYC, Multiple Grey Cups, Honda Indy Toronto just to name a few.
Chief Strategist & Publicist
With over a decade of experience in the industry, Chris specializes in fashion, food, & beverage, entertainment, and lifestyle. His clients have been featured in Canada's most significant media including The Social, Marilyn Dennis, etalk, Global National News, Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Flare, Fashion, Vanity Fair and the New York Times, just to name a few. Chris is passionate, dedicated and bring insight, clarity, and creativity to the team.
Winston Vitan Floro
Visual Communications Manager
With 18+ years of experience in communication design, marketing, and events, Winston’s approach to planning and execution is highly strategic and meticulously detailed.
Senior Event Coordinator
Emily’s passion for acting, film, and music has landed her event assignments with the Cannes Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and Queen’s Park (Ontario Legislature) as well as a film festival internship with scriptwriter Alex Epstein (Bon Cop Bad Cop). As a model, actor, and studio assistant, she’s worked on both sides of the camera in commercials, movies, and music videos. Together with her degree in Communications and Sound Design, Emily brings high-energy, creativity, and event management skills to The Movie Expo team.
Senior Event Consultant
Christine (Chris) Webber, spent a decade in the Film & Television Industry in charge of the events and communications at ACTRA. During her tenure at ACTRA, Chris had the pleasure of working with many Canadian actors, bringing her event experience to life organizing passers, speaking engagements and a variety of awards and member conferences, Chris stays connected to the industry with her love of film and TV, and supports all things Canadian
Senior Event Coordinator
Jonathan holds a Masters in Supply Chain and has 10+ years of experience in logistics, events, process analysis and tourism.Always exhibiting excellence Jonathan has strong communication skills geared towards both event production and management.