John Galway .

General Manager (Interim)


Phone: 613-476-8416. ext 25

An MBA graduate, John Galway’s career has ranged from film festivals, to film and TV development, production and financing. 


After leadership positions at TIFF, Ontario Creates, The Canadian Media Fund and Telefilm Canada, he joined The Harold Greenberg Fund as President and Board Member. As President, he was responsible for the strategic and financial management of the organization, as well as industry and board relations. During his time at the Fund, he oversaw investments of more than $40 million and helped develop over 1500 feature film projects. In addition to the main feature film development and production programs, John oversaw partnerships with film festivals, script writing labs and film promotion initiatives as well the support of documentary and short film projects. 


In 2021, he launched Corrib Entertainment to develop and produce fiction and non-fiction properties and to consult on film industry projects. 


He is the co-Founder and Executive Director of the Toronto Irish Film Festival. He has facilitated producer delegations to the Jerusalem Film Festival (partnering with the Israeli Government and the Jerusalem Foundation), the Galway Film Fleadh (partnering with Screen Ireland) and an Ireland-Canada co-production lab (partnering with Screen Ireland and the Canadian Embassy). 


John is also the Facilitator of the Producer’s Lab at the Whistler Film Festival and sits on the board of the Canadian Film Fest and the Caribbean Tales Film Festival.  In 2022, he was awarded the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television’s Tribute Award. 

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