Poll Time in Sask, Springtime at the Lightbox

The Saskatchewan Motion Picture Production Industry Association (SMPIA) wants to remind friends of the industry that their votes can do a lot in the provincial elections on April 4th.  “Reach out to your MLA to start the conversation about supporting the media production industry,” says an SMPIA flyer which you can download here.   Another thought […]

Highlights and Low Dollar

TIFF has a couple of announcements today — the fifth annual digiPlaySpace exhibition will open on March 5th (“just ahead of March Break by popular demand”) and run for seven weeks at TIFF Bell Lightbox. This digital playground offers kids (and parents) a chance to play around with virtual reality, Olympic-sized stop-motion sports, green screen […]

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, […]

Festivals All Over Canada

Congratulations go out to Stephen Dunn, the first ever Len Blum Resident. The screenwriter and filmmaker has been selected for “the opportunity to live, work and be mentored at TIFF Bell Lightbox.” Dunn, born in Newfoundland, is no stranger to TIFF – he’s a TIFF Talent Lab alumnus and several of his films have played […]