Mario Circelli, Founder & Chair 2002 – 2007, 2015 – Present
Mario is a musician, broadcast journalist, documentary filmmaker and communications expert. His music study began in elementary school. He began playing in bands in high school and continued throughout university and college before switching to behind the scenes work as an audio engineer and producer. He has produced and/or engineered over 40 records and compilation albums.
Circelli worked in radio and television for nearly 20 years before moving into the communication industry as a government and community outreach specialist. His documentary credits include, “Stinkin’ Out The Joint” the story of London Ontario’s Punk Rock music scene, “In Our Own Words” which chronicled Italian immigration to south-western Ontario and work for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and several student films. Mario also operates a private consultancy focused on marketing, communications, media and event management. Mario Circelli website. Forest City London Music Awards