Ayesha - Sinking Ship

In brief: Sinking Ship adds distribution manager

The Future of Film Showcase moves online with CBC Gem, while the Canadian International Faith and Family Film Festival recognizes Shirley Douglas, plus more.


Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password wins at CIFF

Filmmaker-photographer Anthony Powell’s doc Antarctica: A Year on Ice also swept the audience and Discovery prizes, winning best documentary in both awards sections (Subconscious Password pictured).


CIFF rolls out carpets to gala films

Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children (pictured) will open the festival, while Brandon Cronenberg’s Antiviral gets a black carpet and Martin Villeneuve’s Mars et Avril will close the fest.


Jacqueline Dupuis moves from CIFF to VIFF

The festival’s new executive director comes on board following a record-breaking year for VIFF audience attendance.