30. July 2015 · Comments Off on 2015 GGPAA laureate Atom Egoyan’s Legacy Interview · Categories: Film-related, News · Tags: , , , , ,

2015 Governor General’s Performing Arts Award laureate Atom Egoyan speaks about the importance of the arts and culture in his Legacy Interview. His latest film Remember stars Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau will premiere at the 72nd Venice Film Festival in September 20105.

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28. July 2015 · Comments Off on Celebrating British Columbia on Screen · Categories: Film-related, News · Tags: , , ,

British Columbia rolled out the red carpet to celebrate the wide range of screen based entertainment that is created in the Province by proclaiming Monday, July 27, 2015, as “Screen in BC Day”.  The Province also delivered on a promise to open a B.C. Film and Television Office in Los Angeles California to further enhance the B.C. industry’s market presence in the region. This new office will support industry wide marketing activities and facilitate new north-south opportunities for B.C.-based producers.  More info: news.gov.bc.ca

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Canadian filmmaker Patricia Rozema (Mansfield Park) sits down for intimate interviews with iconic Canadian actors Andrea Martin, Tatiana Maslany, Sandra Oh, and Ellen Page in HBO Canada’s 67-minute special Women Who Act.

Women Who Act with Patricia Rozema is an exclusive look at the fierce, tender, funny, and powerful careers of four of our most outstanding actresses. An award-winning director herself, Patricia takes us truly behind-the-camera.” — Helga Stephenson, CEO, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

Patricia was recently interviewed about the project by guest host Rachel Giese for q on CBC.  Catch Women Who Act on HBO Canada on Sunday July 26, 2015.

22. July 2015 · Comments Off on Raindance Canada’s Step + Repeat series · Categories: Film-related · Tags: , , ,

Check out Episode 3 of Raindance Canada‘s series Step + Repeat for some great advice for emerging filmmakers. The episode features DoP Sarah Thomas Moffat, CSC, film and commercial director Sean Cisterna and director/cinematographer Julian Meli.

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