Peacefully, at Toronto Western Hospital on July 15, 2021, 42 years young.
Cherished daughter of Jean and Stefan Ekborn, beloved sister of Jenna and husband Symon , adored and adoring auntie of Liam, Caleb and Owen. Loved niece of Elizabeth and Peter and Göran and Eva and cousin to nine in England and Sweden. Dearest friend to countless others.
Anneli was a caring and generous person who shared whenever and whatever she could. She filled her life with excitement and adventure. She lived in England, Canada and Hong Kong. Her many passions included; music, travel, food, sailing, swimming and friendships.
She also loved loved film, which she chose for her career. She was very successful as an independent film producer and won many awards. She was a mentor/ instructor/alumnus at CFC, NSI, York and Humber film programs and travelled all over the world to film festivals where she made countless friends.
Her motto was DREAM BIG, which she did, and she accomplished most of her dreams.
A Celebration of life will take place in the coming months when restrictions allow. Details will be posted here.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a contribution to Anneli’s CFC bursary fund for Emerging Women Filmmakers- http://cfccreates.com/support/cfc-bursary-fund-in-memory-of-anneli-ekborn