For 30 years...

350+ Feature Films
100+ Television Series
Countless Commercials

Our team is here to make your life easy

Peter Bajaj

Noël Phillips

Brooke Pilney

Sarah Durack

Chaffie Steele

We believe
in the importance
of visual communication

Our team is here to make your life easy

Peter Bajaj
President

Peter acquired Dufferin Gate Studios in 2019 and focused on expanding the studio business to accommodate film and television industry needs at the highest level. Concentrating on the industry’s demand for more production space, Peter has expanded DG’s footprint across the city to 15 locations. He possesses a strong understanding of client needs and insists on being a phone call away. Peter is a graduate of University of Toronto Engineering and is involved in many charities and philanthropy throughout the greater Toronto area and globally.

Peter’s favorite movie quote:

“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” – Clarence Nobody, It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) directed by Frank Capra

Noël Phillips
General Manager

Noël has played an integral role in the success of Dufferin Gate Studios. Her academic background in Media Studies led to a successful tenure with Pinewood Studios Group where her versatility and commitment provided value to her team and was foundational to professional growth. Joining DG in 2016 as General Manager, Noël leads overall sales and operations for each facility within the company’s portfolio ensuring a team-based approach to top tier service. Her passion for film and television is exhibited through her continued success as service provider to the industry and desire for 100% customer satisfaction.

Noël’s favourite movie quote:

“This crew is good. You know what they’re looking at? Us. The L-A-P-D. Po-lice Department. We just got made.” – Vincent Hanna, Heat (1995) Directed by Michael Mann

Brooke Pilney
Offsite Facilities Manager

Brooke joined Dufferin Gate Studios in 2020, with prior involvement on the production side of the live music industry and an extensive background in all things entertainment. She brings a complete understanding of production needs and is responsible for the day-to-day client and vendor events and communication at all DG facilities outside of the main studio lot. Brooke is always on standby to ensure your questions are answered in a timely manner so that you can have the best experience imaginable.

Brooke’s favourite movie quote:

“In the end it’s all nice.” – Sarah Goldfarb, Requiem for a Dream (2000) directed by Darren Aronofsky

Sarah Durack
Tenant Services Manager

From her long-term volunteer tenure at Rogers Communications to acquiring a diploma in Media Communications in 2016, Sarah followed her passion for all things film and television and joined the team at Dufferin Gate Studios in 2018. Sarah has a solid understanding of client needs and will make you feel like you’re right at home while providing quality service at our main studio lot. From office furniture set up to IT related inquiries, Sarah ensures you will leave the studio knowing the DG team is here to support you.

Sarah’s favourite movie quote:

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need…. roads!”– Dr. Emmett Brown, Back to the Future 2, (1985) directed by Robert Zemeckis

Chaffie Steele
Maintenance Supervisor

Chaffie joined Dufferin Gate Studios in 2020 and brings with him vast knowledge of all trades. Chaffie is DG’s Head of Maintenance and has a motivated interest in learning the latest technology. He carries a strong sense of client knowledge and a devotion to customer satisfaction. Chaffie is responsible for maintaining all Dufferin Gate Studios facilities and equipment to the highest standards. If you see Chaffie on any DG lot, he’s likely working with a smile on his face to resolve issues efficiently and quickly.

Chaffie’s favourite movie quote:

“You asked me what I saw when I looked at you. What do you see when you look at me?” – Dante Marcus, The Equalizer (2014) directed by Antoine Fuqua

Peter Bajaj
President

Peter acquired Dufferin Gate Studios in 2019 and focused on expanding the studio business to accommodate film and television industry needs at the highest level. Concentrating on the industry’s demand for more production space, Peter has expanded DG’s footprint across the city to 15 locations. He possesses a strong understanding of client needs and insists on being a phone call away. Peter is a graduate of University of Toronto Engineering and is involved in many charities and philanthropy throughout the greater Toronto area and globally.

Peter’s favorite movie quote:

“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” – Clarence Nobody, It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) directed by Frank Capra

Noël Phillips
General Manager

Noël has played an integral role in the success of Dufferin Gate Studios. Her academic background in Media Studies led to a successful tenure with Pinewood Studios Group where her versatility and commitment provided value to her team and was foundational to professional growth. Joining DG in 2016 as General Manager, Noël leads overall sales and operations for each facility within the company’s portfolio ensuring a team-based approach to top tier service. Her passion for film and television is exhibited through her continued success as service provider to the industry and desire for 100% customer satisfaction.

Noël’s favourite movie quote:

“This crew is good. You know what they’re looking at? Us. The L-A-P-D. Po-lice Department. We just got made.” – Vincent Hanna, Heat (1995) Directed by Michael Mann

Brooke Pilney
Offsite Facilities Manager

Brooke joined Dufferin Gate Studios in 2020, with prior involvement on the production side of the live music industry and an extensive background in all things entertainment. She brings a complete understanding of production needs and is responsible for the day-to-day client and vendor events and communication at all DG facilities outside of the main studio lot. Brooke is always on standby to ensure your questions are answered in a timely manner so that you can have the best experience imaginable.

Brooke’s favourite movie quote:

“In the end it’s all nice.” – Sarah Goldfarb, Requiem for a Dream (2000) directed by Darren Aronofsky

Sarah Durack
Tenant Services Manager

From her long-term volunteer tenure at Rogers Communications to acquiring a diploma in Media Communications in 2016, Sarah followed her passion for all things film and television and joined the team at Dufferin Gate Studios in 2018. Sarah has a solid understanding of client needs and will make you feel like you’re right at home while providing quality service at our main studio lot. From office furniture set up to IT related inquiries, Sarah ensures you will leave the studio knowing the DG team is here to support you.

Sarah’s favourite movie quote:

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need…. roads!”– Dr. Emmett Brown, Back to the Future 2, (1985) directed by Robert Zemeckis

Chaffie Steele
Maintenance Supervisor

Chaffie joined Dufferin Gate Studios in 2020 and brings with him vast knowledge of all trades. Chaffie is DG’s Head of Maintenance and has a motivated interest in learning the latest technology. He carries a strong sense of client knowledge and a devotion to customer satisfaction. Chaffie is responsible for maintaining all Dufferin Gate Studios facilities and equipment to the highest standards. If you see Chaffie on any DG lot, he’s likely working with a smile on his face to resolve issues efficiently and quickly.

Chaffie’s favourite movie quote:

“You asked me what I saw when I looked at you. What do you see when you look at me?” – Dante Marcus, The Equalizer (2014) directed by Antoine Fuqua