Hippypocalypse & the Midnight Grind Series

1960s exploitation films have been a campy little treasure of underground cinema — and now young Toronto-based filmmakers are bringing them back in all their gore and glory. PM Pictures is Director Carlo Schefter, Producer Joe MacKinnon, Eugene Scott-Barnard, and Ross Kerr-Wilson, and a team of young, eccentric visionaries of the grindhouse comeback. Hippypocalypse opens […]

Interviewing the Filmmakers – 1 Year Later

When I began interviewing filmmakers one year ago, I had been writing screenplays, attended many pitch-fests, attended many film festivals and been to film school. I really thought I had a pretty good idea of what a filmmaker looked like and the process of creating an Indy film. I found out that the process is […]

Beyond National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Day 2016 (June 21st) saw announcements of several initiatives that will work to give more of a voice, through film and other media, to the First Nations of this country. CBC Docs (via CNW) has issued a call for emerging Indigenous storytellers to submit pitches for multi-platform short documentary content representing their personal […]