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 […]

Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival

(via wireservice.ca) As mentioned in today’s newscast, the Whistler Film Festival Society is hosting an adventure film series as a part of Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival. In the third annual series so far, this edition of Adventure Film is considered to be educational as well as action packed, intense, exciting and even a bit absurd. “WFF’s Adventure Film […]

WFF and WWF

(Via Wireservice.ca) Canadian producers are invited to apply for the Feature Project Lab at this year’s Whistler Film Festival (WFF). This is an intensive two-phase experience  that covers both creative development and the business end of making a feature film. Six participants will be chosen; application deadline is April 15.  More details here. Also, just […]

Moblees, Mountain, Manitoba.

Sara Alessi of Worldscreen writes  announcing that the Second Season of The Moblees has begun production. Produced by Shaftesbury and Boulevard, The Moblees is a live action kids’ show encouraging physical activity. The series is currently being produced in Halifax. (via bellmedia) Bell Media Winnipeg beginning holiday season with Toy Mountain. In support of the Salvation […]

Snicket Casting, Whistler Must-Sees, Crowdfunding Student, Killjoys Return

(Via CNW) There’s an international casting call out for two young actors to star in the upcoming Netflix original series, A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. Characters are Violet, a “not-too-mature 14-year-old” (though she is “self-confident, capable and smart beyond her years”) and Klaus, a bookish but charming 10- to 13-year-old boy. Shooting […]