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Mitribe Christmas Party – Holidazed and Boozed

Operating a business that focuses on the Canadian film industry (both locally and countrywide) my writers and I get to mingle and meet with other business owners and support them by attending their events AND

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THE BIRTH OF THE LEVI’S TORONTO INTERNATIONAL TEEN MOVIE FESTIVAL

FINANCING AN INDIE FILM, THE DEATH OF THE CANADIAN PRODUCER   It was the year 2000 and my associate Jonathan and I were trying to cast our production company’s  (Hiltz Squared Media) latest projects for

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Tales from the Background: ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST

It’s become clearer to me with the passing of time that I had attempted to end my “Tales from the Background” series rather prematurely. Since the last entry (itself an epilogue to my supposed “final”

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Tales from the Background: THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN

While the last entry in this series ended on a rather final note, I’ve since realized that I neglected at least one background appearance. The reason for this oversight is likely because I was unable

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Canadian Movies About Gambling

Laymen may wonder – what are the criteria that allow a country to claim a motion picture production? How does a movie become Canadian? The essence of it all is in who’s producing? Where is

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Productions in Vancouver: Crazy 8’s

Normally, I summarize and review the Crazy 8’s at the gala, but this year I chose to do something different. This year, I went to 5 (possibly 4) different Crazy 8’s sets to see how

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