Looking Ahead: Webinar, Festival, and Doc

With 2015 almost over, there’s still a lot to look forward to — before and after Christmas and New Year’s. Tomorrow morning (December 19th), MFM as announced a free webinar for documentary filmmakers — this first session will look at financing challenges and funding options, presented by the experienced trio of Nadia Tavazzani, Simon Brothers, […]

Mostly VIFF

As the 35th Atlantic Film Festival wraps, thanking its sponsors, team, and audience, the 34th Vancouver International Film Festival is just beginning –– look for Nick’s coverage of the opening screening of Brooklyn later today. (Via WireService.ca) VIFF isn’t just about screenings and galas (though they’re a lot of fun) — VIFF Industry starts on […]

Passion: A Letter in 16mm (Reviewed)

This is a 1985  drama from Patricia Rozema (I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing) about a young woman named Anna Vogel describing a love letter. It all starts when Anna reads the letter in the bathtub. The next day, while she’s booking her schedule, she’s also attending to her job where she’s a film director. The […]