Rick Perotto

Vice President, Business Development

Rick Perotto joined Whites following an illustrious 13-year career as a business representative of IATSE Local 667, representing over 900 members in the motion picture industry across six provinces, from Ontario to Newfoundland. Prior to this, he was president of the local union for five years while working as a freelance first assistant cameraman on hundreds of television productions and over 30 feature films, including Good Will Hunting and Sea of Love.

Always supportive of training and advanced learning, Mr. Perotto sat on the board of governors at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning for over four years and was influential in the formation of the Screen Industries Research and Training Centre at Pinewood Toronto Studios.

In 2001, Mr. Perotto co-founded FilmOntario and currently serves as board secretary of this successful organization, through which he regularly promotes film and television productions within the province.