NFB and Brazil shoot for the ‘unimaginable’
The National Film Board’s new co-operative agreement with Brazil’s Ministry of Culture is a bold step into the tumultuous zone of digital media.
Montreal film wins top prize at IDFA
EyeSteelFilm’s Last Train Home named best feature doc at prestigious Dutch fest
Barreveld behind beauty queen doc
IDFA Forum wraps with controversial story of Miss India
Filmmakers defend seal hunt
Controversial doc greeted with skepticism during IDFA pitch
Docmaker faces Dirty job
Alberta’s Niobe Thompson and CBC promise devastating expose of oil sands at IFDA
‘The rough cut was a catastrophe’
Director Denis Delestrac recalls the over-long and over-budget making of his Pax Americana at Montreal fest
Last Train rolls into RIDM
Latest doc from EyeSteelFilm opens Montreal festival with a bang, tracing globalization’s effects through a Chinese family
Guild sounds off – composers should count too!
The Guild of Canadian Film Composers may have been operating since 1980, but it still hasn’t made a point. In fact, the Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office of the Department of Canadian Heritage won’t give a producer even half a point for employing a local composer. It’s something that Marvin Dolgay, the guild’s president, and Maria Topalovich, its executive director, would like to see change in the near future. After all, it can affect whether a Canadian composer is employed – or not.
Rudy Buttignol: Passion for documentaries
Rudy Buttignol may be Canadian broadcasting’s documentary guru but don’t expect him to be pretentious or boring.
Ontario pumps $10 million into TIFF
Province’s deputy premier praises festival’s ‘economic stimulus’ with grant towards Bell Lightbox
Real to Reel: Petropolis
What happens when a visionary filmmaker makes a documentary on an important environmental issue?
Real to Reel: Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould
Piano virtuoso Glenn Gould was a sensation in the late 1950s, a genuine Canadian icon who hit the heights of international acclaim after his recording of The Goldberg Variations became a best-selling classical disc.