After receiving a B.A. in Communication Studies from Concordia University, Larissa Giroux began working with Perry Zimel at Toronto talent agency Oscars Abrams Zimel where she became immersed in the business aspects of talent management. From there she moved into Casting alongside industry veterans Robin D. Cook then Jon Comerford working on projects ranging from feature films ("Seven Times Lucky", "Harvard Man") to cable features and network television series such as Monk. These experiences brought her closer again to working with actors within film & tv and exposed her to the relationship between the creative needs of our industry and the practicalities of on-screen performing Larissa left her work in casting to expand her creative and business expertise and attended the Canadian Film Centre’s 2003 Producers’ Lab, with a strong desire to create films that would showcase Canada’s exceptional talent. Her producing credits include the award winning CFC short film "White Out", Co-Producer of Su Rynard’s feature, "Kardia", winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize at the Hamptons International Film Festival; "Congratulations Daisy Graham" directed by Cassandra Nicolaou; and Jeffrey St. Jules’ Genie nominated short "The Tragic Story of Nling", which screened at the Toronto International, Sundance, Aspen and American Film Institute’s Film Festivals. As a producer, Larissa has attended the Berlinale Talent Campus, Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab, the Sundance Institute’s Independent Producers Conference, Festival de Cannes Producers Network as well as the Mannheim Co-Production Meetings. Through her company Intrepid Film Arts she is adapting Anjali Banerjee’s acclaimed novel Maya Running.