In a unique manner, David Drebin’s work combines voyeuristic and psychological viewpoints. His work offers the viewer a dramatic insight into emotions and experiences that many of us have doubtlessly felt at some point in our lives. In addition to his work being carried in the world’s finest art galleries across the globe, David has released seven art books, with exhibitions following, in Paris, New York, Miami, Istanbul, Amsterdam, Brussels and many others. David Drebin uses his renowned talent to bring client’s visions to life in an authentic way, having been commissioned by some of the biggest brands and celebrities in the world. www.daviddrebin.com
Daughter of Robert De Niro and actress Diahnne Abbott, Drena was raised amongst Hollywood royalty and enjoyed a bohemian life split between New York, Los Angeles and Italy. Beginning her career as a model, Drena’s love of music led her to work as a DJ and as the musical supervisor for Giorgio Armani. She was even the muse for Emporio Armani’s opening in NYC. A true Renaissance woman, Drena then transitioned into acting and directing, winning the Best Directorial Debut Award at the New York Independent Film/Video Festival in 2001 for her film Girls and Dolls. She has been the spokesperson for the Kageno Orphan Sponsorship Program since 2006 and presently lives in New York City with her son.
A six-time Gemini Award and Canadian Screen Award winner for best host in a talk series, George has interviewed a who’s who of entertainment icons, world leaders and respected thinkers. George has also taken an active role in global initiatives and is a strong advocate for social issues. The first Canadian National Ambassador Against Hunger for the United Nations World Food Programme, George is also one of three Canadians recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader for 2012 and sits on the Board of Directors for Paul Haggis’ start-studded charity Artists for Peace and Justice, supporting the poorest communities in Haiti. With experience both hosting and producing, George brings his introspective vision to each project he works on.
A fashion photographer based in New York City, Sophie grew up on set with her father, renowned fashion photographer Arthur Elgort and began snapping photos as a hobby from a young age. Today, Sophie has built a name for herself and a portfolio to match. She is best known for capturing vibrant, reportage-style photographs. Sophie has shot campaigns for Clinique, Tamara Mellon, ADEAM, Bloomingdales, Topshop, Theory, Rent the Runway, La Perla, Vince Camuto, Jacob & Co., Marina Rinaldi and Buccellati, and editorials for Paper, Surface, Teen Vogue, Grazia UK, Tatler, Elle, Visionarios and The Financial Times, among others. http://www.sophieelgort.com
With a lifelong passion for entertainment, Cheryl Hickey has dazzled audiences since she was born. With a start in radio, Cheryl made the jump to on-camera, working as a host for the New VR Station, and Global Television, covering a wide variety of beats. While at Global, she co-created her own documentary around TIFF, which led to her appointment of host for Entertainment Tonight Canada, interviewing the highest-profile celebrities across the globe, including George Clooney and Oprah. In addition to her television work, Cheryl has a deep commitment to philanthropy and the support of children’s causes, lending her support as host for several high-profile charitable events across the country. As a passion project, and inspired by wanting the best for her family, Cheryl also created a skincare line, OURS by Cheryl Hickey, which is a line of safe, healthy and honest skincare products carried exclusively at Rexall.
Sophie first caught the public’s eye in 2006 when she appeared in her family’s reality TV show, Gene Simmons: Family Jewels, which ran for seven seasons. Most recently, Sophie launched her first fashion line in partnership with the Style Club, which is centered around making girls feel their best. She is also working on a new reality show with Relativity Media that will be released in 2015. Dedicated to giving back, Sophie regularly contributes to charitable organizations and is the founder of Sophie’s Place, a child advocacy centre.
Often coined as the “godfather of gossip” and a “celebrity anthropologist”, Govani has spent over a decade writing for some of the world’s leading publications including Vanity Fair, the National Post and HELLO! Magazine, as well authoring a novel Boldface Names. Having reported on the celebrity scene in Canada, the art scene in Miami, Fashion Weeks in Paris and Milan, and the Sundance, Cannes and Toronto film festivals, Govani is a leading authority on the social scene and celebrity connections, with an incredible ability for sparking intellectual, thought-provoking and meaningful dialogue around an expansive area of topics.
As a co-founder of internationally renowned fashion platform The Coveteur, as well as a former member of the W Magazine team, Erin Kleinberg combines her entrepreneurial skills with a love of design with her namesake womenswear line, which has impressed the likes of Karlie Kloss, Blake Lively and Kim Kardashian. Both the collection and the designer herself, have been featured in such international editorials as ELLE, InStyle, Women’s Wear Daily and much more. One of the original creators of the “Shelfie”, Kleinberg is a true fashion authority, with expertise in styling, curation and artistic direction. www.erinkleinberg.com
Tim Warmels is best known for his title role on the second season of The Bachelor Canada. Raised a country boy in small town Ontario, he went on to make a name for himself as a Bay Street investment banker and is now a successful entrepreneur with a number of tech ventures and his own boutique contracting business.Having grown up working on ranches and farms, he is a down-to-earth, all-Canadian guy who isn’t afraid to work hard and get his hands dirty.Tim’s passion for the pursuit of excellence and his curiosity for business, science and exploration shine through his written work, rendering his learned perspective a trustworthy voice. Always approaching challenges with an infectious zest for life, his latest adventure is a road trip across North and South America on a vintage 1975 motorcycle, incorporating yoga, surfing, sailing and even a visit to a Peruvian jungle shaman. Tim is also a model, skilled craftsman and avid outdoorsman.
With training in hair, makeup and special effects, Misty is currently the weekly national beauty correspondent for ET Canada and a beauty expert on “Steven and Chris.” She has also worked in editorial and spokesperson roles for HBO, CTV, CityTV and Much Music. The Australian-born it-girl, featured as one of the National Post’s “Worthy 30,” has six years of international modeling under her belt for brands like The Face, Miss Sixty, Armani and ID Magazine, and has a client list that includes Metric’s Emily Haines as well as singers Serena Ryder, Lights and Alice Cooper. www.mistyfox.ca