This year, for the first time ever, several of the films at Hot Docs will be available with described video and closed captioning, thanks to a partnership between the festival and Accessible Media Inc. (AMI). Seven of the films were given the DV treatment by AMI’s own team. Read the complete list here.
The 13th annual Youth Film Competition, for Atlantic Canadians ages 18 and under, is getting near its deadline for entries — May 9th. This initiative of the ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth invites entries five minutes long and under, with prizes in several categories. Find all the details here.
(via corusent.com) Big Brother Canada had three people ready for eviction and the final result has been decided. Thanks to a vote, Raul Manriquez has been booted out and is heading home. It’s been a hectic week for everyone this season, but someone had to go with all of the riffraff going on. While Raul has generally betrayed some of his own crew members, he hopes they still move along and do a good job while staying at the home.
(via CBC.ca) Gay culture is being celebrated at Yukon Film Festival. The festival known as Out North has been going on for five years now and is considered a positive event to help bring the queer community together and show everyone they’re quite interesting. Spawning over this weekend in White Horse, there will be six films showcased.