Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his nearly 40 years in the broadcasting and music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock and is also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like the long-running show, The Ongoing History of New Music. Alan is also sought after as a consultant for radio content. His current client is 102.1 the Edge/Toronto. One of his companies, Major League Mixes, provided music advice for professional sports teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs. Alan has been deeply involved exploring the present and future relationships between music, technology and social networking.
Alita Rose is a model, actress, and host and is grateful to be hosting the Oakville Film Festival again this year. Alita has worked on national and international campaigns for print and television in Canada, the US, Europe and Dubai. She has hosted the red carpet for the Mississauga Arts Awards as well as interviewed winners and nominees such as Billy Talent, Alx Veliz, Keys to Belfast, and Lifetime Achievement Recipient Robert J Sawyer. Alita Rose is also an advocate for creating awareness on climate change and global cleanup while promoting the efficacy of waste reduction.