(Via NewsWire.ca) Three Windsor, Ontario filmmakers have had their work selected by the Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) to play at BermudaSHORTS, an international short film festival in Mannheim, Germany. Pat Jeflyn and Kim Kristy’s Imagining Angels and Harman Gill’s To Fall From Love, which impressed audiences at WIFF 2014, will screen in Mannheim, Windsor’s sister city, between September 23rd and 26th.
It’s set in the U.S., but HBO Canada’s new drama series Show Me A Hero is directed by Oscar® winning Canadian director Paul Haggis (Crash). A media release from Bell says the six-part series tells the story of a mid-sized American city torn apart by racial tensions when a federal court orders a few low-income housing units to be built in white neighbourhoods. It begins airing August 16th. David Simon co-wrote and executive produced.
(Via PRWeb) FameBit, the self-service YouTube marketplace, is launching its first series, FilterFreeTV (FFTV), at VidCon. The company works to expand monetization opportunities for creators. “[O]riginal programming should be based on talent and ability to entertain, rather than a number of subscribers,” says FameBit co-founder, Agnes Kozera.