The Atlantic Film Festival opens tonight at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax with Hyena Road, Paul Gross’ story of three very different men — a sniper, an intelligence officer, and an Afghan warrior — caught up in the same war. See the program guide to the Festival here.
St. Nickel is hiring again, this time looking for a boom operator in Sudbury, according to MFM, which has details here. This is a French-language production.
Four Senses, the “cooking show with an accessibility twist,” starts producing its third season this fall, according to an advisory from Accessible Media Inc. (AMI). The show pairs blind and sighted chefs, and this year it’s hitting the road, traveling all across Canada.
There’s an Industry Mixer in Regina on the 24th, hosted by SMPIA (Saskatchewan Media Production Industry Association) — details on FaceBook.
And of course, the 34th annual Vancouver International Film Festival also begins on the 24th — we’ll have a look at what’s on the lineup there later. Incredibly, there seems to be a film where Vancouver plays itself . . .
Seen yesterday in downtown New Westminster: Extras in winter coats crossing the street in front of a Christmas market (complete with tree) and a gaggle of elves. Also, four Santas taking a smoke break.