Coral Aiken is a creative producer based in Toronto.
Coral created Aiken Heart Films to focus on developing new talent, and reach an engaged audience with fresh and original work.
A former dancer and theatre artist, Coral completed an MFA in Film Production at York University. Coral previous worked for the Toronto artist-run centre LIFT, and as head of development for Daniel Bekerman at Scythia Films.
Aiken Heart produced two films which premiered at Cannes Cinéfondation, feature films in competition at the Toronto International Film Festival, and BAFICI, and a top viewed short for Nowness.com. Aiken Heart has screened in competition in Sarajevo, Marfa, Vancouver, Arizona, Portland, Rotterdam, and Oberhausen.
Coral is in development on several projects, including an adaptation of the book Boring Girls, a dark journey to the heart of the death metal scene, and a feature film with Academy Award nominated director Hubert Davis. She has recently completed filming in Istanbul, Turkey, and is currently in production in Malta.
Coral Aiken is also a freelance line producer, services include budget breakdown and consulting.