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Event Date Mon Apr 19 EDT - Wed Apr 21 EDT (6 months ago)
Location Online
Region Americas

Join us for our very special 20-Year Anniversary Edition, featuring some of our very best speakers from the last two decades of FITC events.

What is FITC Toronto?
FITC Toronto is a professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, digital development, media, and innovation in creative technologies – three days that unite and transform the industry.

Our event explores the future of everything innovative, technical and creative to leave you informed, challenged and inspired. With hand-picked speakers from all over the world and from a variety of backgrounds; whether you’re after a highly-focused experience, or your interests are more interdisciplinary, we’ve got you covered.

Why Should You Attend?

• Creatives – From artists and illustrators, to filmmakers and animators, plus designers from UI to VFX, FITC Toronto will leave you full of ideas to bring back to your personal and professional work.

• Technologists – Learn how to bring your most creative self into your code from some of the most exciting minds pushing technology forward. From techniques and toolkits to emerging platforms and wearables, you’ll walk away inspired by innovative solutions.

• Executives / Marketers – Explore the future of innovation, technology, and creativity through presentations from cutting edge artists, studios, creatives, and technologists from around the world.

Why should I attend?
Because digital design is your passion. FITC Toronto explores the most relevant topics in the space through some of the most knowledgeable minds in the industry. You’ll gain professional insights and practical solutions to sharpen your skills. You’ll bring cutting-edge tools and templates back to your team. Also, you’ll connect with a like-minded community.


2021 Speakers

Stefan Sagmeister
Partner, Sagmeister Inc

Aaron James Draplin
Founder, Draplin Design Co

Cory Doctorow

Emily Oberman
Partner & Designer , Pentagram

Yuko Shimizu

Joshua Davis
Artist, Joshua Davis Studios

Shantell Martin

Designer/Director, Beeple

Sougwen Chung
Artist / Researcher / Technologist,

Design Director,

Chris Do
Founder, The Futur

Mario Klingemann
Artist, Quasimondo

Emilie Baltz
Food Technologist, Artist, Experience Designer, Emilie Baltz

James White
Illustrator & Designer, Signalnoise

Gavin Strange
Director & Designer, Aardman / Jamfactory

Lauren Hom
Owner, Designer, Hom Sweet Hom

Jared Ficklin
Chief Creative Technologist, argodesign

Mike Hill
Designer, Mike Hill Design

Stacey Mulcahy
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Garage

Grant Skinner

David Hogue
UX Design Lead, Google

Irene Pereyra
Co-Founder, Anton & Irene

Jessica Rosenkrantz
Creative Director, Nervous System

Brendan Dawes
Designer and Artist, Singleman

Lady PheOnix
Co-founder , Universe Contemporary

Erik Natzke
San Francisco, USA

Timoni West
Vice President, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Unity

Refik Anadol
Artist, Refik Anadol Studio

Kim Alpert

Johnny Cupcakes
Owner, Johnny Cupcakes

Leah Zaidi
Founder, Multiverse Design

Director / Animator, PES Films

Theo Watson
Co-founder Design I/O, openFrameworks, Design I/O

Richard Galvan
Sr. Staff Architect, Consumer Entertainment Technology, Dolby Laboratories

Ralph Hauwert
Senior Vice President R&D, Unity Technologies

Saquib Kothawala
Manager, Deloitte

Krys Blackwood
Senior Lead User Experience Designer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Nick Van Weerdenburg

Carl Sziebert
Staff UX Engineer, Google

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsor and Partners

• Deloitte

• Mailchimp
• Relish
• Neon Moire
• MT Mediatemple