Every year at the Annie Awards in Los Angeles, the Hollywood chapter of the International Animated Film Association (ASIFA-Hollywood) presents the Winsor McCay Award in recognition of an individual’s career contributions to the art of animation. The 2024 winner is filmmaker and producer Marcy Page, who spent many years at the National Film Board.
Afterwards represents two years of my life. Two years in the shadow of violence. Two years of struggling with something I’m desperately trying to grasp, but will never understand: violence against women.
To research this very piece I’m writing now, I watched The Spirit of the Tŝilhqot’in People Is Hovering Over the Supreme Court, one of the world premieres included in the...
There are some artists whose untimely death we find particularly upsetting. We reflect on what’s been lost. How many other projects might they have completed? Charles Officer was one such artist.
It’s difficult for many of us to understand how anyone could return to prison after being set free. What the documentary Conviction makes clear is that we can’t possibly understand the cycle until we’re in it, so it shows us what “in it” means.