Kerry Forbes-Director / Producer: With a background in live production and a passion for facilitating creative unions Kerry has dedicated her life towards finding the right outlet for the right message at the right time.
Prior to the establishment of Atlantic Ground Control Kerry spent four years as General Manager of the Toronto based production company Tanglewood Family Entertainment Inc. Her enthusiasm for live presentation began as a child but her professional introduction into the industry started here at Tanglewood. Over the course of four years she had an active hand in every aspect of the organizations’ corporate and creative affairs.
Kerry was assistant producer for concert events that went up in venues across the United States including the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, a private congressional concert for its constituency and their children at the Library of Congress, the Orange Bowl Parade, the annual Toy Fair in New York City and the launch of Nelvana Inc. on the NASDAQ.
Atlantic Ground Control, in conjunction with Kevin Connelly produced a full-scale theatrical production of ‘Life on Mars: The Sound and Vision of David Bowie’ in Lindsay, ON; AGC produced in association with the Autopoetic Ideas Festival ‘An Evening with Dune Lankard’ in Halifax, NS, provided marketing and promotional services for Body Talk Nova Scotia’s presentation of ‘An Evening with Dr. John Veltheim’ and continues to seek out production opportunities for the rock opera ‘Burn: The Joan of Arc Story’, written and composed by Mr. Connelly.
In addition to production related experience, Kerry spent five years working as Executive Assistant for the Toronto based corporate litigation firm of Groia & Company and three years with the Halifax based digital animation studio, Copernicus Studios Inc.