Carol MacBride
Contract Faculty


BA (Toronto), MEd (OISE/Toronto)

Carol McBride joined the Film and Video Department in 1997 as a Course Director with over 15 years of professional film and television production experience. She has worked as director, associate producer, production manager, story consultant, sound technician, assistant editor and assistant director on feature films, television series and short projects. Her own short films have screened at Toronto International Film Festival and internationally. She is currently developing a feature-length DV project to be shot in Brazil and Canada.

As field representative and training consultant for the Ontario Directors Guild of Canada, Carol McBride researched and delivered entry-level training modules for six key departments. She recently acted as consultant to ACTRA – Toronto to evaluate their CLIPP program for low-budget productions.

A member of Toronto’s independent film scene, Carol McBride has taught and facilitated over 100 workshops in various settings, including Ryerson, Humber College, IMAGES and Centennial College. She continues to mentor emerging filmmakers and is the founder of The Drama Lab, an independent workshop setting which hosts directing/acting workshops.