Clement Virgo is Canada’s foremost Black film director. His recent feature Brother won 12 CSA awards and premiered at TIFF 2022. His first feature, Rude, premiered at Cannes in 1995 in Official Selection. Other films include Poor Boy’s Game (TIFF, Berlinale 2007), and Lie with Me (TIFF, Berlinale, Busan 2005). TV credits include The Wire (HBO), Monster (2022 for Ryan Murphy & NETFLIX) and OWN’s Greenleaf (2017), where he served as an EP with Oprah Winfrey. In 2015, Virgo’s six-part series The Book of Negroes opened MIPCOM and was nominated for a Peabody Award.