Kathryn Armstrong is an independent consultant and media scholar with a body of work driven by the communities and individuals who shape Canada’s diverse media ecosystem. Her most recent publications include her thesis for the University of Toronto’s Cinema Studies Institute on Canadian national film discourse. She also frequently presents at conferences such as the Film Studies Association of Canada, on topics like the relationship between Canada’s independent producers and its national broadcasters. As a connector and intellect, Kathryn has done research for the CMPA and has worked closely with TIFF and Ontario Creates. She holds an MA from Ryerson University in Media Production, as well as both an MA and BA in Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto.