Dave Forget is Director of Policy at the Directors Guild of Canada’s (DGC). Since joining the Guild in 2015, Dave’s mandate has been to promote the interests of the DGC’s 4,800 creative professionals and the importance of Canada’s screen-based industries. Prior to joining the DGC, Dave held a senior management position at Telefilm Canada where he was responsible for the organization’s business affairs, treaty coproduction certification and the administration of the Canada Media Fund programs. Before joining Telefilm, Dave worked for over 20 years in film distribution. He began his career at Astral Films and then held management positions at 20th Century Fox, Alliance Releasing and was a founding partner of Vancouver-based Red Sky Entertainment Ltd.