Jeremy Ball debuts Frost at TIFF

The B.C. filmmaker (pictured) tells Playback how an Arctic snowscape was created on a soundstage with green screen techniques and visual effects.


How Picture Day made it to the TIFF screen

Producer Lauren Grant tells Playback that screenwriter-turned-director Kate Melville shot sample shots with her cast and DOP to show funders she knew her way around a movie camera.


TIFF’12 Trailers: Canadian films

A selection of trailers from “The Eh Team,” including stories of harvested celeb viruses (AntiViral, pictured), kids war games, gender-bending love and political conflict.


Payback awards honour CFC volunteers

The Wednesday night event also featured the premieres of five projects from the 2012 short dramatic film program.