Posts Tagged ‘Guest Posts’

3 films from the 2010 DOXA Connexions Youth Forum

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A few weeks back, we wrote about the DOXA Connexions Youth Forum with a promise to follow up when the participants’ films were completed. Well! The films are now all online. Without further ado, here are the first 3 films along with a brief bio and description by the filmmaker: C is for Choice Emily more »

Doctors Without Residency: Why can’t foreign-trained doctors find work in Canada?

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This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it also appears on the Work For All website. Doctors Without Residency by Tetchena Bellange, National Film Board of Canada Doctors Without Residency is a short documentary exploring the issue of foreign trained doctors being unable to obtain a residency in Canada. All the while, one hundred more »

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Get a glimpse of future technology – straight from Japan

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Note: This post was taken from our French sister site, ONF.ca, and has been translated into English. Philippe Baylaucq is back from Tokyo, Japan, where he presented his film A Dream for Kabul at the Canadian Embassy. We asked him to give us his impressions of his trip. (Carolyne Weldon, ONF.ca) * * * The more »

Filmmaker Philippe Baylaucq on screening A Dream for Kabul in Japan

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Note: This post was taken from our French sister site, ONF.ca, and has been translated into English. [Invalid Link] http://www.nfb.ca/film/a_dream_for_kabul_trailer/ Philippe Baylaucq is back from Tokyo, Japan, where he presented his film A Dream for Kabul at the Canadian Embassy. We asked him to give us his impressions of his trip. (Carolyne Weldon, ONF.ca) * more »

Guest Post: Author/Entrepreneur Tara Hunt on the influence of Marilyn Waring

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The following is a guest post by Tara Hunt, aka @MissRogue. Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics by Terre Nash, National Film Board of Canada The NFB documentary about Marilyn Waring’s work, Who’s Counting?, changed my life. I was in my second year of university in Calgary, Alberta, not far from more »

Black History Month

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The following is a guest post by Aisling Chin-Yee. In celebration of Black History Month, take a look at Sobaz Benjamin‘s short film, Making It.  The film looks at the career paths of a few Black youths. The subjects – who were first interviewed in 1984 – are now in their 40s, and they look more »

7 Strategies for Distributing Your Film on the Web – Peter Broderick

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Producer Marie-France Côté reveals Peter Broderick’s 7 tips for distributing your film on the web.

How to sell your content on the Web

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The following is a guest post by Marie-France Côté. While at IDFA, I attended a WDE (world doc exchange) seminar with Wendy Bernfeld of Rights Stuff. Raised in Montreal but based in Amsterdam, Bernfeld is a digital consultant and distributor. She covered a variety of highly interesting aspects of an as yet underexplored topic: the more »

7 Tips for Online Film Distribution from Peter Broderick

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Producer Marie-France Cote interviews digital distribution guru Peter Broderick at IDFA.

Do We Need Public Cultural Organizations?

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The following is the text of a public address given by government film commissioner Tom Perlmutter to the RIDM conference in Montreal on November 17, 2009 It may seem self-serving at worst and naïve at best for the head of a public cultural agency to pose the question of today’s debate. It is neither. It more »

Tying Your Own Shoes wins Golden Dove Award!

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The following is a guest post by filmmaker Shira Avni. I am absolutely thrilled to announce that Tying Your Own Shoes has won the Golden Dove – the grand prize for short documentary film at the Leipzig Festival! Hooray!!!!! I am still in shock but wanted to share the happy news! Congratulations and many thanks more »

World premiere of Tying Your Own Shoes!!!!

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Shira Avni blogs from the DOK Leipzig festival in Germany.