Oscar seemed to be looking South this year, but still — CTV has congratulations for Canadian winners Big Hero 6 director Chris Williams and Whiplash sound mixer Craig Mann . . . If you missed the big night, Peter Howell of the Toronto Star recaps it all here . . . or just look over our Twitter feed from last night, though that won’t tell you anything about the clothes except Lady Gaga’s . . . The National Post agrees with us that the maple syrup in the swag bags was a winner . . . If you’re wondering who the other party is in our tweet about Team Oscar, read about the Vancouver B Movie Factory here . . . Morgan Traa, director of Tuesday, an award-winning short at the Canada International Film Festival, hopes its success draws attention to “the whole scope of what is here in Winnipeg”, her home town — see her on Global, here . . .
(Via Wireservice.ca) The 2nd Annual Vancouver Web Festival opens Friday, March 6th, with workshops, screenings, pitch sessions, industry panels, parties and an Awards Ceremony Gala, and we’ll have someone there to bring you an inside look at it . . .
(Via PRWeb) 10 Best Production has handed out a few awards of its own (it’s a rapidly growing company that highlights outstanding firms in the industry of video production): Best Kickstarter video production business: Indigo Productions, followed by Ripples Edge and Market Me Video; Best Corporate Video Production Firms: Demo Duck Explainer Video Productions, Indigo Productions, and Multimedia Makers; Best Explainer Video Production Firms: Demo Duck again, Poptent, and Epipheo . . . not all the winners were in L.A. last night, IOW . . .