Education is not a crime, says Maziar Bahari, Iranian-Canadian filmmaker (plus journalist and author). Bahari’s film, To Light a Candle, exposes the persecution of the Baha’i in Iran, and his article today in the Globe and Mail tells of Baha’i students imprisoned in Iran for “committing education”
The Alzheimer Society of Canada would like everyone in the country to see Still Alice, the Lethbridge Herald tells us — Julianne Moore’s character’s early onset is “not a Hollywood exaggeration” (though, not to scare you, it hits only about 5% of Alzheimer’s patients)
Lobby posters may go completely digital someday — Cinema Scene Marketing has announced (via PRWeb) that the first installation of its Digital Poster Initiative (DPI) is up and running at the Muvico 14 Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA)
What Pixel Film Studios has for Final Cut users today: TransWall. A fully customizable transition pack made specifically for Final Cut Pro X. Read about it at PRWeb.
Seeing that the Canadian Screen Awards are “wobbling toward us”, John Doyle says in the Globe and Mail that “this Sunday’s broadcast gala had better be good.”
If you’d like to work half-time as manager of digital media programs and development for the National Screen Institute (NSI) in Winnipeg, apply by 5 PM Friday — details here
The NSI is also calling for submissions to its Online Short Film Festival — details on that here
Finally, I think I’ll answer a question that turned up in the comments: “Do you suffer from KIDNEY DISEASE?” No, we don’t, we suffer from other complaints, like comment spam.