Barry Avrich is a veteran marketing executive and acclaimed film and television director/producer. As a marketing professional, Barry has led thousands of cultural marketing campaigns for high-profile clients and films. He is also the author of three marketing books and winner of the 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2008, Barry built the Daniels Hollywood Theatre, the world’s first movie theatre in a hospital, at Sick Kids. Barry is also a director of Hot Docs and the Prince’s Charities Trust and has previously served as a director for TIFF and the Canadian Opera Company. He lives in Toronto.