A view from the Arctic: Indigenous film festival opens a window on northern culture
The seventh Unikkaatuarniq: Snowscreen hosted by the Asinabka Film Festival returned to in-person screenings with Winterlude for the first time in three years.
Still Max: Film explores renowned artist’s inspirational battle with cancer
The documentary film, Still Max, examines how the Toronto artist is processing his struggle with prostate cancer through his work.
Celebrating Indigeneity in person: The Asinabka film festival returns to roaring applause
The 11th annual Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival launched with a cheering audience.
3D films are an expensive gimmick for people with two functioning eyes, an exercise in frustration for me
Clunky glasses, pricey tickets, and an impossible to see image, 3D movies are the trend for people with two functioning eyes that just won’t go away.
French films find new home on Cinessance as francophone service aims to shake up streaming
Seeking out French films has been an ongoing struggle for francophones and francophiles; but with the recent drop of Cinessance, it may become easier.
Hollywood’s representation of Muslims causing more harm and doing little good
Movies and television shows mock Islam in the name of representation, causing Muslims to resent any type of representation.
They’re back: Movie-goers returning to the big screen experience in big numbers
The current rise of pandemic box office results across North America means the return of more big screen theatrical blockbuster releases.
Inuit filmmaker’s story of shaman’s quest highlights return of animation festival after pandemic pause
The Ottawa International Animation festival held its first in-person screening after a year of pandemic lockdowns, featuring a variety of diverse award-winning animation shorts.
Superstar Invasion: Mainstream celebrities are taking over YouTube
YouTube has become a proven platform for the everyday person to rise to fame, but now that celebrities have awakened to its impact, they are making the move to YouTube to expand their influence.
Sweet success: Next chapter begins in Syrian family’s chocolate business
Peace by Chocolate, a successful Nova Scotian business — built by a Syrian refugee family — is officially expanding this week.
Ontario’s film and television professionals optimistic and working despite COVID-19
While many businesses are struggling with the financial impacts of COVID-19, film and television professionals are optimistic the industry’s decade of solid growth will sustain it.
Still waiting in the wings: Why women and people of colour remain sidelined in Canadian film and TV
While change is starting to happen, too many BIPOC women are still waiting for their turn at leadership roles within the film and television industry in Canada and worldwide.