Sudbury City Hall is looking to update its bylaws to get filmmaking business flowing smoothly while shooting on municipal property — and when contractors build sets on the streets, the CBC reports. Most citizens also have to deal with the issue of parked equipment vans and film trucks. The city’s film liaison is open to suggestions.
Who I’d Still Have, a short film about workplace safety made by Pranay Noel and Martin Czachor of Mississauga’s St. Francis Xavier Secondary School, screened for workers at the CRH Canada cement plant, The Mississauga News’ Nouman Khalil writes. The film won first place in an Ontario Ministry of Labour film contest, It’s Your Job, earlier this year.
(Via PRNewswire) Today’s the day shomi becomes available to everyone in Canada, cable subscriber or not — you will have to sign up and pay $8.99 a month after your first free month — and the company’s holding a contest to celebrate. Grand Prize is a home entertainment pack and free shomi for a year. You can read the details here.
This year’s TIFF Industry Conference will feature day-long focused sessions for both the Asian Film Summit and Doc Conference, it’s announced in a news release today. As always, the conference will present the wisdom and experience of business and creative leaders on everything from story development to sales and distribution.