Host Wanted in North, Women in Film, Danger in Retrospect, TV in Post Office

“Eastlink TV is on the lookout for a volunteer host for a brand new show focusing on entertainment in Northern Ontario,” MFM reports, and it starts later this month, so if this sounds like you, get the details from them. MFM also announces . . .

The 11th annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival is now accepting submissions. To be eligible, films should have a woman in at least three of the following roles: Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Composer, Lead Performer. More info here.

“You could feel the danger all the time, especially at night,” says NFB documentarian Alanis Obomsawin, looking back on the making of her 1993 film on the Oka crisis, Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance, in an interview with the CP’s Giuseppe Valiante via MetroNews.

The Romeo Section doesn’t sound like something that could find a home in an empty post office, but the CBC drama series, “which chronicles the lives of spies who cultivate romances to secure intelligence” is in fact set to start filming in the old Canada Post building in Vancouver. Read about it at Business Vancouver.

Speaking of Vancouver, the smoke from wildfires in the Interior of BC that filled the city’s air over the weekend made it tough to film on location — one person’s story on that later.

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