Hot Docs to honour Brit director Adam Curtis
Hot Docs has chosen Adam Curtis (pictured) to be this year’s recipient of its annual Outstanding Achievement Award, while John Zaritsky receives the Focus On retrospective.
John Zaritsky making Super Channel documentary about eccentrics
The Oscar-winning director is also working with Real to Reel Productions on a second film about birth defect victims of Thalidomide (Zaritsky pictured).
Round-up: premieres, screenings and rebrandings
Highway Thru Hell (pictured) gets a second season; The Pet Network rebrands and unveils enhanced programming slate.
VIFF hands out the hardware
The 29th annual Vancouver International Film Festival wrapped its two-week run with both a screening of the French film The Illusionist and a host of hardware hand-outs, as seven awards were announced Friday night.