Film/TV

 

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

 

 

Two Nova Scotia Filmmakers Debut at Cannes International Film Festival

 

Forest Man

 

Halifax, NS, May 16, 2013 - Mark Corless and his short film Jokester are set to screen during the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival, while Michael Ritchie's Forest Man has been accepted under the American Pavilion's Emerging Documentaries series, North America's gateway to Cannes.

Cannes

 

 

Halifax Independent Filmmaker’s Festival June 6th -10th

 

Halifax Independant Filmmaker's Festival

 

 

Halifax, NS – May 13, 2014 - The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative has announced its 8th annual Halifax Independent Filmmaker’s Festival – a melange of short and feature films celebrating the best independent cinema from the Atlantic region and beyond.

HIFF

 

 

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

 

 

Love is Strange New York Premier at Tribeca International Film Festival

 

Tribecca Film Festival

 

 

New York, NY – April 26, 2014 - LOVE IS STRANGE had its New York premiere at the Tribeca International Film Festival on Wednesday, April 25th. Go behind the scenes with director Ira Sachs. We have the video from the internationally renowed film festival in New York City.

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PEI Film Queen of the Crows Selected for Cannes

 

Queen of The Crows

 

 

Charlottetown, PE – April 12, 2013 - Harmony Wagner’s Queen of the Crows has been selected to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival. It’s a huge accomplishment for this Prince Edward Island native. More on the film and the company behind it in our story.

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Buy The Boards New Web Series from Newfoundland’s Ruth Lawrence

 

Ruth Lawrence

 

 

St. John’s, NL – April 13, 2024 – Newfoundland film maker Ruth Lawrence has completed five films in a web series called Buy The Boards. The comedic shorts star Luke Lawrence and Matt Wright and Directed by Ruth Lawrence. View the series here and enjoy a laugh.

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Academy announces 2014 Canadian Screen Awards Winners

 

Ben Mulroney, Dina Pugliese, Cheryl Hickey

 

 

Toronto, ON - March 9, 2014 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced 33 Canadian Screen Awards during the CBC Broadcast Gala, hosted live by comedy legend Martin Short from the prestigious Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. Details on the winners in our story.

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John Moyes of Newfoundland Recognized by ACTRA Fraternal Benefit Society

 

John Moyes

 

 

Toronto, ON, March 3, 2014 - Prolific Newfoundland thespian John Moyes will receive the 2014 Leslie Yeo award for Volunteerism awarded by Actra Fraternal Benefit Society (AFBS), the Insurance and Retirement plan provider for performers and screenwriters across Canada. Details in our story.

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Cold Water Cowboy Brings Newfoundland Fishery to Discovery Channel

 

Cold Water Cowboys

 

 

Toronto, ON – February 24, 2014 - A vocation passed from father to son, the fishermen of "The Rock" have spanned generations. But disaster struck in 1992 when the cod stock collapsed and a moratorium was declared, effectively shutting the fishery down overnight. Many left the life of the sea... but not the Cold Water Cowboys. This original Canadian 10-part series journeys to Newfoundland to meet these men with salt water in their veins, and follows them through one intense fishing season.

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