About Us

Courageous Heart Productions was founded in 2018 to produce original films and digital media.

The Courageous Heart Charitable Foundation was founded in 2019 as a non-profit entity to create programming to support creative professionals and Ukrainian storytelling.

THE CREATOR

Natalie has worked with the Toronto International Film Festival's Rising Star Program since 2015 and took over as the Producer in 2017.

Natalie is a graduate of the University of Southern California, the New York Film Academy and has an MFA in Theater from York University.

She has also worked as a Casting Associate for Nicole Hilliard-Forde, CSA, an Associate for the Canada's National Voice Intensive and the Business Affairs and Artist Liaison for Motel Pictures. 

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THE CREATOR

Natalie has worked with the Toronto International Film Festival's Rising Star Program since 2015 and took over as the Producer in 2017. She was invited to be a judge for the 2019 Juno's to help select Comedy Album of the Year.

 

Natalie is a graduate of the University of Southern California, the New York Film Academy and has an MFA in Theater from York University.

 

She has also worked as a Casting Associate for Nicole Hilliard-Forde, CSA, an Associate for the Canada's National Voice Intensive and the Business Affairs and Artist Liaison for Motel Pictures. 

Natalie Semotiuk; CEO and Artistic Producer
THE BRAINS

Mark is the Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the Toronto Profiles Project.

 

Mark is a Senior Associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins LLP, the world's largest law firm.

 

Through his time in Toronto, Mark has seen the city develop into a first-class incubator of artistic talent and wants to help support it on the world stage.

Mark Semotiuk; Executive Producer of CreativesDB