Posts Tagged ‘TIFF’

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The secret to success: what are documentary critics and festival curators looking for?


What stands out in a saturated market? Find out what today’s documentary critics and curators are looking for in a successful documentary feature.

Photo by Hélène Tanguay

Success Isn’t Everything, But It’s A Pretty Sweet Thing


Find out why we’re so pleased by festivals success for Animation Studio films this autumn!


TIFF ’14: free outdoor screenings of Norman McLaren classics with live music


Head down to TIFF’s free, public, outdoor Festival Street this Sunday, Sept. 7th for a real treat: live original music will accompany classic Norman McLaren animations.


The NFB heads to TIFF 2014 with 7 films


We’re gearing up for the Toronto International Film Festival with 5 NFB films in the running. Check out some trailers and clips here. See you at the fest!

Hi-Ho Mistahey!

Feb. 14-16: Free Streaming of Alanis Obomsawin’s Hi-Ho Mistahey!


Feb. 14-16: catch a free, web-only stream of this acclaimed doc on education advocacy for First Nations kids.


Take a Master Class with animator Patrick Bouchard in Toronto on September 9


We’re thrilled to announce that as part of our activities surrounding the Toronto International Film Festival this year, filmmaker Patrick Bouchard will be hosting a free Animation Master Class at Rue Morgue Magazine on Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 pm. During this Master Class, Patrick will present how he went about making his latest film, more »


Stories We Tell: A post by Sarah Polley


The following is a guest post from filmmaker Sarah Polley about her new film, Stories We Tell. *** Today in Venice my latest film, Stories We Tell, will be screening for the first time. Until now, thanks to the extraordinary decency of many people – including some journalists who have known the story for years more »


Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell at Venice Days Film Festival and TIFF


Oscar®-nominated director Sarah Polley’s latest film Stories We Tell will have its world premiere at the Venice Days Film Festival, followed quickly by a North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. With this project, Polley offers up a genre-twisting film that playfully excavates layers of myth and memory to reveal the truth at more »

Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Rent or Download Pink Ribbons Inc.

Our feature documentary about the business of breast cancer fundraising is now available for download and rental. After opening at TIFF, to enthusiastic reviews, and screening across the nation, Léa Pool’s Pink Ribbons, Inc. is now yours to watch in either a download-to-own (DTO) or 48-hr rental (VOD, ie. “Video On Demand”) format. We’ve discussed more »

Road Movie

Road Movie: An interview with Elle Flanders


*UPDATE (14 June. 2012)* After remarked appearances at TIFF and the Berlinale, Road Movie is hitting the Prairies. From July 6 to August 18, 2012, the film installation will be exhibited at Winnipeg’s prestigious Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art. The exhibition is free. Additionally, Road Movie co-creators Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky will be more »


Pink Ribbons, Inc. premieres at TIFF to a packed house


Yesterday afternoon saw the world premiere of our feature documentary, Pink Ribbons, Inc. at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film probes into the world of cause-marketing and breast cancer in an attempt to get people to think critically about what is involved in corporate fundraising and how the money is being spent. It offers more »

Sorry, Rabbi

Sorry, Rabbi selected at TIFF


It is official, Sorry, Rabbi, a comedy short by Mark Slutsky will have its world premiere at TIFF. This is cool for a number of reasons, of which I will list 9: 1- The film is set in Montreal’s Mile-End neighbourhood, which looks oh-so darling in film. 2- The film tells the story of a more »