Winners of the 34th Atlantic Film Festival announced


Atlantic Film Festival


Halifax, NS – September 14, 2014 - The Atlantic Film Festival, in the midst of its highly successful 34th year, announces its award winners for the event, September 11-18 in Halifax. The Industry Awards Reception took place on Sunday, Sept. 14. in the Imperial Ballroom at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites. The complete list of award winners in our story.

Atlantic Film Festival



TIFF Announces 2014 Film Awards


Toronto International Film Festival


Toronto, ON – September 14, 2014 - This year marked the 37th year that Toronto audiences were able to cast a ballot for their favourite Festival film, with the Grolsch People’s Choice Award. This year’s award goes to Morten Tyldum for The Imitation Game. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. More results in our story along with trailers from the winners.

Toronto International Film Festival



Devour! The Food Film Fest Unveils 2014 Festival Program


Devour! The Food Film Fest


Wolfville, NS September 9, 2014 – Devour! The Food Film Fest is promising to serve up its best menu yet. Fill your plate with more than 50 films by some of the most acclaimed directors, chefs from around the world paired with Nova Scotia’s top chefs, 15 industry workshops, five dinners inspired by feature films, and over a dozen events to whet the appetite of the most enthusiastic cinevore.

Devour! The Food Film Fest



Atlantic Film Festival announces guests for the Gala Red Carpet Opening Night


Atlantic Film Festival


Halifax, NS – September 8, 2014 - The Atlantic Film Festival starts this Thursday and it is time to unveil some big names attending this 34th annual event. Charles Binamé, Xavier Dolan, Danny Willliams, Émile Gaudreault, Ron Mann and Ruba Nadda are some of the talented celebrities and filmmakers in Halifax during the event, Sept. 11-18.

Atlantic Film Festival



34th Atlantic Film Festival Gala and Atlantic Canadian program Revealed


Andrea Dorman


Halifax, NS – August 6, 2014 - The 34th annual Atlantic Film Festival (AFF) proudly launches its program of Atlantic Canadian film selections, including the much-anticipated Atlantic Gala, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 11-18.

Atlantic Film Festival 2014



Mexico and Brazil Projects Part of Strategic Partners at Atlantic Film Festival


Stategic Partners


Halifax, NS – July 30, 2014 - Strategic Partners, a presentation of the Atlantic Film Festival, has announced the producers selected to participate as part of the inaugural project exchange with Mexico’s Los Cabos International Film Festival and Brazil’s RioContentMarket, in addition to an incredible line-up of producers and projects. As part of a two-year spotlight on Latin America, one Mexican producer with a feature film in development and one Brazilian producer with a television project in development have been invited to participate at Strategic Partners 2014, September 11 - 14 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Strategic Partners



Tidal Force National Media Arts Summit Halifax June 8 - 11


Tidal Force Arts Sjummit



Halifax, NS – May 7, 2014 – Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative (AFCOOP) has announced “Tidal Force National Media Arts Summit” which is set to take place in Halifax June 8th – 11th of this year. The summit is presented in partnership with the Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) an umbrella organization for all the Media Arts co-ops and artist-run centres across Canada.For four days in June, Halifax will be home to cultural workers, artists, programmers, curators and administrators from across the country.

Tidal Force Arts Summit



Cape Breton’s Ashley McKenzie Wins Second NSI Online Short Film Festival Award


When You Sleep


Toronto, ON – July 27, 2014 - The Island, directed by Trevor Anderson, won the $1,250 A&E Short Filmmakers Award for best film; Ashley McKenzie won the $2,000 Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award for best film by a female director for her work on When You Sleep; and The Last Video Store directed by Cody Kennedy and Tim Rutherford, won the $750 Bite Comedy Award for best comedy. All winners also receive a complimentary Friend membership to the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

Ashley McKenzie NSI Film Fest



How to win a trip to New Zealand to see the final Hobbit Movie with Sir Peter Jackson


The Hobbitt Fan Contest


San Diego, CA. - July 27, 2014 - New Zealand is about to become the talk of fantasy enthusiasts around the world, with the call going out globally to find fans eager to take an ultimate Middle-earth journey to New Zealand.

The Hobbitt Fan Contest



Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the selection of films competing in the Feature Film Category


Ottawa International Animation Festival


Ottawa, July 4, 2014, - “This year’s feature film competitors,” says OIAF Artistic Director, Chris Robinson, are among the most diverse we’ve ever had in competition. Using an array of animation techniques (drawn, paint, puppet), the films address sensitive and mature topics (political oppression, wrongful prosecution, environment, love and loneliness) in highly original, engaging and sometimes hilarious and absurd ways.”

Ottawa International Animation Festival



Maine International Film Festival 17th Annual Showcase of Independent Cinema


Glenn Close


Waterville, ME - July 4, 2014 - The Maine International Film Festival is ready to roll the projectors for 10 days of film and offer Maine audiences a chance to experience a variety of local, national and international cinema.

Main International Film Festival



Canadian Comedy Awards Nominees Announced


Canadian Comedy Awards


Ottawa, ON – June 20, 2014 – The Canadian Comedy Award nominations have been announced in Ottawa where they 15th anniversary of the growing event will be held September 10 – 14. The Awards celebrate the work of English-speaking Canadians for comedic achievements in Live, Radio, Film, Television and Internet media over the previous year.

Canadian Comedy Awards