Category Archives: 2010 Festival

Movie Watch – Toyland

With Remembrance Day almost here, I’d like to share an Academy-Award winning film from Germany that we screened as part of the Oscar-Nominated Live Action package in 2009 and in the school program (both the junior high and the high … Continue reading

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Producing 101

Most people can rattle off a long list of famous actors, a much shorter list of famous directors, but maybe only a few producers.   What does a producer do, particularly when it comes to making films in Canada? Apparently, even … Continue reading

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Student films worth watching

When the festival started the Youth Filmmaking Challenge workshops in 2009, we wondered where and how we’d show the student films created in each workshop.  The students brainstorm ideas and then pitch them to the workshop leaders – Scott Belyea, … Continue reading

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