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John Ortner

Professional Photographer

The Artist Project February 2020

The Artist Project held again at the CNE`s Better Living Centre from February 18th to 21rd it is a contemporary art fair is in its 12th year, and curates diverse works from over 300 national artists.. 300+ amazing artists to discover and buy works from. Attending The Artist Project opening night party to celebrate the talent…

Canadian Toronto AutoShow February 2020

Canadian International AutoShow was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) from February 12 to the 21th. The Canadian International AutoShow There were hundreds of gleaming vehicles in every shape and colour. Thousands of people as far as the eye can see, kicking tires and checking out the latest automotive technology. There were more…

Motionball Gala February 2020

The Motion Ball was held again at the Liberty Grand this year, Motionball is a not-for-profit organization that builds awareness and raises funds for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation (SOCF), targeting a “next generation” of supporters Toronto’s Largest Young Professionals Charity Gala The 19th annual Motionball Toronto Gala #motionballgala has become a must-attend event for…

MOCA Winter Exhibition Reception February 2020

MOCA Winter Exhibition A Sudden Beginning by Carlos Bunga Carlos Bunga currently lives and works near Barcelona. His work has recently been featured in group exhibitions at the Guggenheim Bilbao (2016), Artes Mundi 6 in Cardiff, UK (2013) and the Chicago Architecture Biennial (2015). He has had solo exhibitions at numerous museums, including Hammer Museum, Los…

Night to Nurture Gala February 2020

The Night to Nurture Gala celebrated their 41th anniversary this year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with over 3500 hundred guests attended for a dinner and finished the night whit a live concert. This year the gala was hosted by Howie Mandel and Arkells preformed.in concert. The Night to Nurture Gala the grocery and…

Interior Design Show January 2020

The 22nd IIDS, the Interior Design Show Toronto was held once again at Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) in the South Building. The Interior Design Show is Canada’s premier showcase of new products and furniture, superstar designers and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond. Over 3.5 action-packed days, the show captured the latest innovations for consumers and professionals. With…

City MOGULS Party November 2019

The City MOGULS Runway Show celebrated Toronto’s most innovative and newsworthy entrepreneurs and influencers in an unforgettable fashion show for charity. Showcasing the achievements of MOGULS in their community, City MOGULS provides a platform for like-minded individuals to give back and get involved in Canadian charities. The annual event attracted young professionals from all different industries including…

City MOGULS Fashion Show November 2019

The City MOGULS Runway Show celebrated Toronto’s most innovative and newsworthy entrepreneurs and influencers in an unforgettable fashion show for charity. Showcasing the achievements of MOGULS in their community, City MOGULS provides a platform for like-minded individuals to give back and get involved in Canadian charities. The annual event attracted young professionals from all different industries including…

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo November 2019

The Gourmet Food & Wine Expo once again held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre celebrated its 25-year, food and beverage from around the globe. The expo was on for 4 days as Guests Sipped and savoured international gourmet cuisine, exotic delicacies, incredible wines, cutting-edge cocktails, stunning craft beers and so much more! The Expo…

Startup Fashion Week Opening October 2019

Startup Fashion Week was held this year at Daniels Spectrum and proudly to celebrated CANADIAN entrepreneurs, designers and other creative who are emerging into the fashion industry! Startup Fashion Week™ the ONLY fashion week that operates in multiple cities across Canada such as Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. This was their 6th annual Runway Show in Toronto!. It was an…

Startup Fashion Week Party October 2019

Startup Fashion Week was held this year at Daniels Spectrum  and proudly to celebrated CANADIAN entrepreneurs, designers and other creative who are emerging into the fashion industry! Startup Fashion Week™ the ONLY fashion week that operates in multiple cities across Canada such as Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. This was their 6th annual Runway Show in Toronto!. It was an…

Startup Fashion Week October 2019

Startup Fashion Week was held this year at Daniels Spectrum  and proudly to celebrated CANADIAN entrepreneurs, designers and other creative who are emerging into the fashion industry! Startup Fashion Week™ the ONLY fashion week that operates in multiple cities across Canada such as Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. This was their 6th annual Runway Show in Toronto!. It was an…

Eat to the Beat October 2019

Eat to the Beat is a mecca for urban foodies who come to experience the best Ontario’s culinary scene has to offer. It’s the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting women through the challenges that come with a breast cancer diagnosis. This year marks Eat to…

Eva’s Taste Matters November 2019

Eva’s Taste Matters at the Atrium in Queen Richmond Centre was a celebration of Toronto’s finest food and beverages, Eva’s Taste Matters, presented by TD and held in honour of World Food Day helot young people experiencing homelessness access better nutrition. Hosted by Top Chef Brad Long in support of Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth,…

St Lawrence Markets Evening at the Market November 2019

St. Lawrence Markets Evening at the Market was back for another night of food, drink and entertainment in the historic St. Lawrence Market! Thursday, November 14, 2019 guests were treated to a culinary adventure featuring the unique food dishes of South Market merchants, drinks, fun and a few special surprises. Tickets included all food and…

Contessa Awards Fashion Shows November 2019

The Contessa Awards Gala was held on Sunday November at The Westin Harbour Castle. A cocktail party and dinner for more than 1,000 guests that attended from all across the country. The awards were given during the dinner Including innovative fashion show presentations from expert stylists at the top of their game, this years fashion…

Contessa Awards November 2019

The Contessa Awards Gala was held on Sunday November at The Westin Harbour Castle. A cocktail party and dinner for more than 1,000 guests that attended from all across the country. The awards were given during the dinner Including innovative fashion show presentations from expert stylists at the top of their game, this years fashion…

Food for Action Nightcap October 2019

George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts hosted Food for Action Nightcap for Foodies and do-gooders joined together for a nightcap in support of Action Against Hunger. Served up complimentary nibbles, drinks, and fun at George Brown’s Culinary School. George Brown                      Facebook . …

Cashmere Collection September 2019

White Cashmere Collection fashion show was held at The Globe and Mail Centre for the first time in support of the breast cancer cause. This year’s designs were (made out of luxurious Cashmere Bathroom Tissue!) were created by 16 students from across the country and walked the runway in front of a live panel of…

Waterfront Film for Peace Party September 2019

Toronto Waterfront Magazine Film for Peace ” Festival at the Waterfront Magazine 5th annual TIFF event was at Toula, Westin Harbour Castle hotel. To address the issue of violence, filmmakers were invited to submit a short film that is informative, inspiring and entertaining. As an experiential filmmaking program, ”Film for Peace” accept participants of all…

Boobyball October 2019

Boobyball was back again at REBEL Nightclub and this year. Complimentary food and drinks were served all night partygoers played dress up to the theme, interactive experiences, live performances, and more! Boobyball presented what shimmers and shines in the deep blue night? Guests Plunge into an exotic underworld where the mythical and fantastical came to…

Art With Heart October 2019

Art With Heart the art auction for Casey House, Ontario’s HIV/AIDS hospital was again at the AGO and they have raised over $750,000 for innovative HIV/AIDS hospital Casey House is a specialty HIV hospital that provides holistic, expert clinical care; Canada’s first and only stand-alone hospital for people living with HIV/AIDS. Casey House is still one of…

The Toronto Biennial Artists Party September 2019

The Toronto Biennial of Art, a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. From September 21 to December 1, Toronto and surrounding areas transformed by exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. In an effort to…

The Toronto Biennial of Art Preview Party September 2019

The Toronto Biennial of Art, a new international contemporary visual arts event as culturally connected and diverse as the city itself. From September 21 to December 1, Toronto and surrounding areas transformed by exhibitions, talks, and performances that reflect local context while engaging with the most pressing issues of our time. In an effort to…

Homecoming September 2019

First annual Homecoming was presented by Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Invited Shinerama participants past and present to relive their undergrad glory years help celebrated the 55th anniversary of Canada’s largest post-secondary fundraiser. Relive frosh week all over again with fast friends, all the best comfort food, your favourite drinks and even a heated game of beer…

TIFF Hollywood North ‘Secret 5th Year Anniversary Party

Hollywood North Toronto, an annual high level-networking event that celebrates Canadian talent in film during the Toronto International Film Festival Season. Film encompasses music, fashion, and innovation, Invited key industry leaders attended the event to generate business and collaboration within each respective industry. Hollywood North Toronto is one of the most highly anticipated events of…

TIFF Mongrel House Sunday September 2019

Canadian independent film distributor, Mongrel Media, launched the 5th Annual Mongrel House at TIFF, a multi-day celebration honouring nine of their films premiering at TIFF and 25 years of curating some of the most innovative and distinctive films of our times. Taking place from Thursday, September 5, to Sunday, September 8, at the historic Campbell…

TIFF Mongrel House Saturday September 2019

Canadian independent film distributor, Mongrel Media, launched the 5th Annual Mongrel House at TIFF, a multi-day celebration honouring nine of their films premiering at TIFF and 25 years of curating some of the most innovative and distinctive films of our times. Taking place from Thursday, September 5, to Sunday, September 8, at the historic Campbell…

TIFF Mongrel House Thursday September 2019

Canadian independent film distributor, Mongrel Media, launched the 5th Annual Mongrel House at TIFF, a multi-day celebration honouring nine of their films premiering at TIFF and 25 years of curating some of the most innovative and distinctive films of our times. Taking place from Thursday, September 5, to Sunday, September 8, at the historic Campbell…

TIFF WIFT September 2019

WIFT-T’ was held at the CBC in September, WIFT is a popular networking event held during TIFF that brings together the community members, partners, visiting filmmakers and special guests for a special catered event honoring the contributions of Canadian women in the Television, Film and entertainment industry. WIFT         TIFF    …

African Fashion Week Toronto Studio August 2019

African Fashion Week Toronto held two days of fashion shows with an award show to close this year’s event. African Fashion Week provides an unparalleled level of brand exposure drawing hundreds of thousands of impressions and opportunities for brands to connect directly with their target market. Home to top influential afro-inspired designers and the next generation…

African Fashion Week Toronto Shows August 2019

African Fashion Week Toronto held two days of fashion shows with an award show to close this year’s event. African Fashion Week provides an unparalleled level of brand exposure drawing hundreds of thousands of impressions and opportunities for brands to connect directly with their target market. Home to top influential afro-inspired designers and the next…

African Fashion Week Opening Party August 2019

African Fashion Week Toronto had their opening party on John St this year; African Fashion Week Toronto provides an unparalleled level of brand exposure drawing hundreds of thousands of impressions and opportunities for brands to connect directly with their target market. Home to top influential afro-inspired designers and the next generation of emerging design talent in…