More on Skins Machinima

(Via Wireservice.ca) As we mentioned last Thursday, Kanien’keha:ka artist Skawennati is set to lead Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace’s (AbTeC) Skins Machinima Workshop in Vancouver this month, with six First Nations youth participating. They will learn machinima, a technique for filmmaking in virtual environments, and produce their own animated film. As we noted just after National […]

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 […]

More on TIFF’s Summer

TIFF’s summer lineup features creative works from all over — but many of them are homegrown. Here’s just a sampling. The Canadian Open Vault program, a series of free screenings of Canadian classics, opens on June 18th with Highway 61, which TIFF calls a  “Canadian spin on a quintessentially American genre — the road movie.” […]