Charles Falzon

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Dean, The Creative School Professor The Creative School RTA School of Media Toronto, Ontario cfalzon@torontomu.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 555012

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As an international media and entertainment executive, educator and cultural strategy leader, Charles Falzon has been developing and marketing Canadian talent, and creating high-quality cultural experiences through diverse platforms and transmedia for more than three decades. Today, Charles is on...

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As an international media and entertainment executive, educator and cultural strategy leader, Charles Falzon has been developing and marketing Canadian talent, and creating high-quality cultural experiences through diverse platforms and transmedia for more than three decades. Today, Charles is on the forefront of change for the cultural sector in Canada -- empowering creators to connect with audiences in new and disruptive ways through creative and commercial innovation.

Charles Falzon is currently the Dean of The Creative School at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson), home to nine of the country’s leading schools in media and creative industries. In this role, he is a central figure in the university's curricular innovation, entrepreneurship education and city-building mission, with a focus on maximizing the impact of the creative industries as a catalyst for collaboration, digital innovation and civic engagement.

In his role as Dean (since 2015) and formerly as Chair of the RTA School of Media (2010-2015), Charles was the driving force behind many of the university's innovative initiatives aimed at educating and empowering the next generation of disruptors in arts and culture to think beyond established modalities and boundaries. This includes programs like Canada’s first Sport Media Program and RTA in L.A., ideation labs like the Music Den and the Transmedia Zone, and the Cultural Strategies Forum, which brings together industry and policy leaders.


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