Midwives, co-produced by EyeSteelFilm, wins the first look pitch prize at the Hot Docs Forum.
Anote’s Ark (Canada, 77 min.) Dir. Matthieu Rytz Program: Special Presentations (Canadian Premiere) “Climate change is the greatest moral challenge for humanity,” proclaims Anote Tong in Anote’s Ark. “We haven’t risen
Director Yung Chang’s feature debut Up the Yangtze is a rarity—a film that portrays a vastly complex reality made immediate and personal through an artist’s sensibility. Monumental, yet intimate.
Daniel Cross's passion project I Am the Blues is a lovely film, made with a light, respectful touch that will appeal to fans of the music.
Peter Wintonick was Canada’s Documentary Ambassador—and actually the greatest advocate for docs in the world.
Peter and I I have been to dozens of places around the world, but I’d never been with him in Montreal. He spent so much time on the road devoting his life
Canadian film funding received further consideration as it pertains to independent documentaries and the big public spenders like CBC and the NFB.
Linda Vastrik and Mila Aung-Thwin discuss their international co-production Forest of the Dancing Spirits.
There appears to be a fundamental disconnect between the various public bodies empowered to fund documentaries in Canada.
For my money, dollar for yuan, China is the place for everyone to be these days. Either in ‘reel’ life or vicariously.