Key Creatives

The Key Creative Division represents roles such as Cinematographers, Production Designers, Editors, and Costume Designers, while serving as a key element in the Meridian team approach to representing Directors.

Key Creatives Team

Headshot of Courtenay Bainbridge
Courtenay Bainbridge

As a Toronto-based filmmaker and alumni of both the Canadian Film Centre and Toronto Metropolitan University's Image Arts program, Courtenay has actively worked in the film industry for 15 years in various roles on productions such as Spotlight, Pacific Rim, Robocop, and Being Erica.

She produced a number of well-traveled short films including Benjamin, Still, Life on Juniper, and Hit Men. Most recently she was an associate producer on Mean Dreams which had its premiere at the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes. Courtenay joined the team as an Agent in 2016 and is currently the head of the key creative division.


Onyka Gairey

Onyka Gairey joined the Key Creatives Team as an assistant to Courtenay Bainbridge. Previously, she worked with Insight Productions as the Project Management Coordinator for The Black Academy Skills Development Program.