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Posted: Dec 23, 2009 YOU'LL SOON BE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE THE "HIGH LIFE" IN A THEATRE NEAR YOU
Source: Hollywood North Report
Mark your Calendars: the highly anticipated film High Life, produced by Buffalo Gal Pictures, is set to screen in theatres across Canada!
Posted: Dec 23, 2009 'TUTU MUCH' TO HAVE TWO SPECIAL SCREENINGS IN CINEPLEX THEATRES ACROSS CANADA
Source: Merit Motion Pictures and Vonnie Von Helmolt Film
9 GIRLS, 4 WEEKS, 1 DREAM - TuTu MUCH
Two Shows Only at Cineplex Entertainment Theatres Across Canada Sunday, January 17 – 1:00 p.m. & Wednesday, January 20 – 7:00 p.m.
Posted: Nov 16, 2009 THIS WEEK AT THE CINEMATHEQUE - BEACHES AND LOTS OF WATER
This news is under development...
Posted: Nov 12, 2009 ROCKSTEADY AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
ROCKSTEADY: THE ROOTS OF REGGAE
Dir. Stascha Bader | 97 mins. | 2009
Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 9:45 PM
Sat Nov 14, 2009 at 9:00 PM
Sun Nov 15, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Posted: Nov 10, 2009 "FOR THE LOVE OF MOVIES: THE STORY OF AMERICAN FILM CRITISISM" @ THE CINEMATHEQUE
FOR THE LOVE OF MOVIES: THE STORY OF AMERICAN FILM CRITICISM
( Fortheloveofmovies.net )
Dir. Gerald Peary | USA | 2009 | 81 min.
Posted: Oct 28, 2009 ABORIGINAL MUSIC WEEK PRESENTS A NIGHT OF SHORT FILMS
Source: Aboriginal Music Week
Urban Music Night & Aboriginal Film Screenings
DATE: Wednesday, November 4, 2009
TIME: Films start at 6pm, music starts at 6:45
PLACE: The West End Cultural Centre - 586 Ellice Ave
Posted: Oct 28, 2009 AMREEKA HITS THEATRES FRIDAY OCTOBER 30TH
Source: Buffalo Gal Pictures
Buffalo Gal Pictures is thrilled to announce the theatrical release of Amreeka this Friday, October 30, at Grant Park Theater.
Posted: Oct 8, 2009 GET ANIMATED
Winnipeg, October 7, 2009 – In celebration of International Animation Day and the National Film Board of Canada’s 70th anniversary, the NFB is launching a special edition of Get Animated! – a series of free public screenings, from October 23–31, 2009, in 13 communities across Canada. The NFB’s Get Animated! website will also offer exclusive animation programming from October 8, 2009.
Posted: Sep 29, 2009 CINÉMENTAL - SOIRÉE MANITOBAINE
Dans le cadre de son Festival de films francophones au Manitoba, Cinémental est heureux de vous présenter la SOIRÉE MANITOBAINE consacrée à des artisans de chez nous.
Posted: Sep 23, 2009 WNDX FESTIVAL OF FILM AND VIDEO ART - SCREENINGS AND WORKSHOPS
WNDX Festival runs Thursday October 8 to Sunday October 11
Established in 2006, WNDX places special attention on the most innovative and ground-breaking work by Canadian filmmakers and video artists, with a special focus on the work of Manitoba and prairie artists. We celebrate the impetus to create in motion picture as a means of artistic expression and bring to the forefront works that may be overlooked by the mainstream. WNDX is a film festival that was created by filmmakers, in support of filmmakers.
Posted: Sep 23, 2009 GIMME SOME TRUTH DOC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES EARLY BIRD SPECIALS
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 CELEBRATE NATIONAL DIGITAL MEDIA DAY
Source: New Media Manitoba
On Thursday September 24, 2009, New Media Manitoba celebrates National Digital Media Day and we're hoping you can join us!
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 CBC HOSTS OPEN MEETING
On Wednesday, September 23, from 11:00 a.m. to noon (ET), Canada's national public broadcaster will be holding its first annual public meeting.
Posted: Sep 16, 2009 FROM BOOK TO SCREEN: JULIANA AND THE MEDICINE FISH
Source: McNally Robinson Invite
Watch Juliana and the Medicine Fish on APTN HD Saturday, September 19th at 12:00pm CT/ 1:00pm ET
McNally Robinson Booksellers is pleased to present
Jake MacDonald & Jeremy Torrie
Posted: Sep 8, 2009 SOIRÉE MANITOBAINE - CINÉMENTAL
Dans le cadre de son Festival de films francophones au Manitoba, Cinémental est heureux de vous présenter la:
consacrée à des artisans de chez nous.
RENDEZ-VOUS AU CINÉMA GLOBE (PORTAGE PLACE)
LE MERCREDI 21 OCTOBRE 2009 À 19 H.
Posted: Sep 8, 2009 WNDX FESTIVAL - PANELS, LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
WNDX Festival - Panels, Lectures and Workshops
Master Lecture on Diary Cinema with Philip Hoffman
THURS OCT 8 | 5 pm - In this core lecture within his Independent Imaging Retreat, Philip Hoffman analyses the construction of 'truth' within diaristic practices, and documentary in general, breaking down montage constructions that create insinuated realities in viewers' minds. >> Click Here
Panel Discussion on Distributing Your Independent Short
FRI OCT 9 | 5 PM - This panel will feature programmers Alex Rogalski (Toronto International Film Festival) and Pablo de Ocampo (Images Festival) discussing how they assess and evaluate work, and key deciding factors that impact their programming decisions. >> Click Here
Video Vulture Workshop: The Jawa Editing Techique
SUN OCT 11 | 12 noon to 4 pm - The sound track is the image track when music concrete meets scratch video in this cut and paste editing lesson for video culture vultures. >> Click Here
One-On-Ones with Philip Hoffman
THURS OCT 8 - Acclaimed Canadian experimental documentary filmmaker Philip Hoffman will be available for up to four 1-hr appointments with filmmakers on Thursday, October 8. Pre-Registration is required (through the Winnipeg Film Group). >> Click Here
Posted: Aug 21, 2009 CMF INDUSTRY CONSULTATION - MANITOBA FOCUS GROUP - SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
I would like to invite you to take part in the Canada Media Fund (CMF) Industry Consultation by participating in a Focus Group session that will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at The Fairmont Winnipeg, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg. The session will be moderated, and a light lunch will be served.
The purpose of the Focus Group is to obtain the input and expertise of industry stakeholders, such as yourself, as we create the policies and programs of the CMF. Discussions at the Focus Group will centre on the key policy issues we outlined during our virtual town hall on August 6, 2009. Through the approach used during the sessions, the following are some of the questions that will be addressed:
Posted: Aug 13, 2009 GIMME SOME TRUTH DOC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FILMMAKERS AND PANELS
Gimme Some Truth is a unique, four day documentary forum that includes panel discussions, master lectures, workshops and special screenings - all intended to provide filmmakers and audiences alike the opportunity to discuss creative, ethical and technical issues related to the documentary form.
Confirmed featured filmmakers and panelists to date include:
- Paul Cowan (Montreal) - Paris 1919
- Brett Gaylor (Montreal) - RiP: A Remix Manifesto
- Sam Green (San Francisco) - The Universal Language
- John Greyson (Toronto) - Fig Trees
- Judy Irving (San Francisco) - The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill
- L' Atelier national du Manitoba (Winnipeg) - Death by Popcorn: The Tragedy of the Winnipeg Jets
- Guy Maddin (Winnipeg) - My Winnipeg
- Alanis Obomsawin (Montreal) - Professor Norman Cornett
Watch for more information upcoming!
Posted: Jul 23, 2009 FREEZE FRAME PRESENTS PILOT PROJECT F.I.L.M.
Posted: Jul 15, 2009 AT CINEMATEQUE - SHALL WE KISS, ANGAKKUIIT, TOKYO, 3D OUTER SPACE!!
Save The Date!!!
July 17 – Astron 6 – new underground short works by Adam Brooks, Mat Kennedy, Jeremy Gillespie, Steve Kostanski, and Conor Sweeny
July 18 – Phantom of the Opera w/ live score by Querkus
July 22 – Nonsense?Nonsense! - *Q & A to follow, with performers/filmmakers Deirdre Logue and Shawna Dempsey!
July 22-29 – Fringe Actors Film Festival – Acting up a Storm
July 24 – The Punks Are Alright – Director Doug Crawford in person and performance by punk band Animalistic
July 30 – Poetry of Logical Ideas ; Math and Film – w/ Clint Enns
SHALL WE KISS?
Shall We Kiss? is a comic romance full of rueful musings about fidelity and true love. (French
Posted: Jun 2, 2009 BRAVO! PRESENTS DOCUMENTARY THRILLER BATTLE OF WILLIS PREMIERING JUNE 7
Directed by award-winning filmmaker Anne Henderson, BATTLE OF WILLS is produced by InformAction in association with Bravo!.
Posted: May 20, 2009 KEEP YOUR HEAD UP KID: THE DON CHERRY STORY- MINI-SERIES STARTS PRODUCTION IN WINNIPEG
Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story stars Jared Keeso (I Love You, Beth Cooper; The Guard; Monster Warriors) as Don Cherry, and Sarah Manninen (The Line; Naked Josh; Never Forget) as Rose Cherry. The script is written by Tim Cherry, Don Cherry’s son, who is also Executive Producer on the project along with Laszlo Barna, Jamie Brown and Wayne Thompson. Producers are Wayne Thompson, Terry Gould and Shawn Watson and Co-Producer is Dennis Heaton. Jeff Woolnough (CSI; Battlestar Galactica; Bones; Céline) is directing.
Source: RAS Creative
Posted: May 15, 2009 MEDIA ADVISORY - EXTRAS NEEDED TO CREATE HOCKEY CROWDS!
VOLUNTEER EXTRAS NEEDED!
Two different arenas will be used for hockey scenes: Keystone Centre in Brandon will ‘double’ for NHL play; while Selkirk Recreation Complex will be used for AHL action. To create the effect of large hockey crowds, hundreds of VOLUNTEER EXTRAS are needed to come out for three days of shooting:
SUNDAY, MAY 24
Volunteer Extras Needed!!!
Selkirk Recreation Complex
Please arrive at 10:00 am
NO CAMERAS ALLOWED!
SUNDAY, MAY 31
Volunteer Extras Needed
Selkirk Recreation Complex
Excellent prizes to be won!
**More info to come**
SUNDAY, JUNE 14
Volunteer Extras Needed
Keystone Centre in Brandon
Excellent prizes to be won!
**More info to come**
TO REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER EXTRA:
INFO FOR EXTRAS AVAILABLE AT:
Source: RAS Creative
Posted: May 14, 2009 ITS THE 5TH ANNUAL 48 HOUR FILM CONTEST AT THE WINNIPEG FILM GROUP!
Try your hand at guerrilla filmmaking! Can you shoot and edit a short in 48 hours?
First time filmmakers welcome!
Posted: May 8, 2009 NEW AT BANFF: KIDS AND ANIMATION DAY
Featuring top television program creators, broadcasters, and executives in children's and animation television industries, Kids and Animation Day includes sessions, networking opportunities, broadcaster briefings and spotlights on high-profile players in the industry.
Posted: May 5, 2009 GUY MADDIN / JON PAUL FIORENTINO BOOK LAUNCH: WINNIPEG vs. TRANSCONA
presented by McNally Robinson Booksellers
Posted: Apr 28, 2009 CHILDREN'S ACTING CENTRE PRESENTS IT'S 1ST ANNUAL RED CARPET EVENT!
WHERE: PARK THEATER
TIME: 3PM - 5PM
The Children’s Acting Center provides children and teens with small group experiences that foster their imaginations, spur their abilities to present, and develop the confidence that is so necessary for all young people in today's world!
For the past three years, the Children’s Acting Center team has prepared dozens of Winnipeg children and teens for auditions and roles in Winnipeg’s burgeoning film industry. As well, many of our young actors have not expressed an interest in the industry, however, they have had a terrific time and the skills and attitudes they have developed will only benefit them as they move into other endeavors!
For tickets please email email@example.com
Source: Children's Acting Centre
Posted: Apr 28, 2009 6TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SUMMIT
WHERE: Las Vegas
The 6th Annual International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) is the first and only meeting place for film festival professionals to network, learn from each other, and discuss the latest festival trends. Taking place twice a year, in Las Vegas and Paris, the IFFS and film festivals represent one of the most unique and high-level intersections of all stakeholders in the entertainment industry. The IFFS is attended by all levels of festival professional from board members to directors of the various departments, and everyone in between. Events at the summit include networking receptions, panel discussions, workshops, breakout sessions, and keynote presentations.
Posted: Apr 17, 2009 THE 7TH ANNUAL U 0F W STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL - APRIL 22-24, 2009
The University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film is pleased, once again, to present its annual Film Festival. The 7th Annual University of Winnipeg Student Film Festival will feature juried films made by Manitoba post-secondary students registered between April, 2008 and April, 2009.
Posted: Apr 3, 2009 CBC COMEDY FESTIVAL OFFERS 15% DISCOUNT FOR SCREEN & THEATRE INDUSTRY MEMBERS! APRIL 13TH DEADLINE
This offer is valid through to April 13th only
Posted: Mar 4, 2009 FTM PRESENTS A CONVERSATION WITH STEPHAN MCHATTIE
Date: Friday, March 6th, 2009
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Actor’s Training Centre of Winnipeg
Local actor Darcy Fehr will be moderating this event, which will focus on McHattie’s diverse body of work, with specific focus on his experience as a working actor.
Mr. McHattie is a veteran film and stage actor with a career that spans over 25 years. With over a hundred TV and film credits to his name, McHattie has established himself among his peers as an actor’s actor.
A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he has appeared in many high profile
films and television series. Some of his credits include Pontypool, 300, A History of Violence,
The Fountain, Secretary, One Dead Indian, The Rocket, and Beverly Hills Cop III. McHattie is
best known for his appearance on Seinfeld as Dr. Reston, Elaine Benes' psychiatrist/boyfriend.
How to Register
Payment can be made in person at the FTM office using cash, cheque, MasterCard or Visa.
You can also pay over the phone with Visa or MasterCard.
For more information or to register:
•Phone: 989-9669, toll free (in MB) at 1-866-989-9669
• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Image & Copy Source: FTM
Posted: Mar 3, 2009 BRUCE MACDONALD & STEPHEN MCHATTIE LIVE AT THE SCREENING OF PONTYPOOL
Friday March 6th - 9:00pm
screening held at Cinematheque - 100 Arthur St.
Tickets $15 door / $13 advance - includes post-reception at Platform and free drink
**INDUSTRY SPECIAL: industry professionals (those holding verifiable employment/membership in one of our local film organizations) get 2-for-one pricing on advance ticket purchases. Contact Kier-La Janisse at email@example.com to make arrangements.**
Advance tix available at INTO THE MUSIC (245 McDermot) or through PAYPAL - send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Feb 9, 2009 30th ANNIVERSARY - NATIVE AMERICAN FILM + VIDEO FESTIVAL
More than 60 feature films, short fictions, documentaries, experimental videos, and animations. Native media makers from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Venezuela, the United States and Canada.
For up-to-date festival information visit the Film + Video Center Website at www.nativenetworks.si.edu
Film + Video Centre
National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
Posted: Feb 3, 2009 GIMLI FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES 1st ANNUAL SPRING FILM SERIES
February 17 will be the first screening, presenting Rachel Getting Married. A film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Oscar nominated Anne Hathaway.
The screening will begin at 7:30 pm at the Gimli Theatre, tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased at the theatre or ahead of time at the GFF office in the Waterfront Centre, 94 1st Ave. beginning February 6.
For more information visit www.gimlifilm.com
Source: Gimli Film Festival"
Posted: Feb 2, 2009 TELEFILM - 2009 TELEFILM TELEVISION BUSINESS UNIT INFO SESSION
RSVP to the number or email address below and take note of the applicable date/region.
RSVP for all Western Region sessions:
Monica Keen at (604) 666-1566 (extension 2639) or email at email@example.com
Monday, March 9, 2009
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fort Garry Hotel
*Gateway Room – Mezzanine Floor*
Source: Telefilm Canada
Posted: Jan 27, 2009 40 YEARS OF ONE NIGHT STANDS THE STORY OF THE ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET
Winnipeg’s Merit Motion Pictures and Inside Out Productions are proud to present the full feature-length version of their documentary 40 Years of One Night Stands on the large screen to a Winnipeg audience:
Posted: Jan 27, 2009 THE WORLD WISE BEYOND OUR BORDERS FILM FESTIVAL
- Under Rich Earth: A Manitoba premiere and an official selection of the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, Under Rich Earth was produced by a native Winnipegger and tells the story of an extraordinary collision between humble family farmers and the powerful global mining industry in Ecuador. Following the film, director Malcolm Rogge will be available for questions and answers. For more information on the film see: www.underrichearth.com
- What I See When I Close My Eyes: In partnership with Friends International in Phnom Penh and the Manitoba Architects Without Borders (AWB)
Posted: Jan 15, 2009 MILLERFEST
by Arthur Miller
Directed by Carolyn Gray
Staring Graham Ashmore and Talia Pura
Whether Arthur conceived of this play as a comedy or not, along with the pathos, Some Kind of Love Story will give you a lot of laughs. This raunchy romp between a detective and his former mistress is 50 minutes of engaging humour, sexy secrets and unrequited lust, if not love.
Please join us at the Rehearsal Hall of the Royal Conservative of Music (fringe venue #7) - Main Floor - Crocus Building
Regular ticket price - $12.00
Students/seniors - $10.00
Tickets can be reserved by email, firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone
Posted: Jan 15, 2009 ACTRA MANITOBA ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE & FILM FESTIVAL
ACTRA MANITOBA ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE & FILM FESTIVAL
TIME: 7:00 PM
TIME: 7:30 PM
PLACE: PLATFORM GALLERY
Posted: Jan 15, 2009 WINNIPEG FIRST NATION: HEART OF A HOME
Thursday, January 22, 7:00 pm
Cinematheque in the Artspace Building
100 Arthur Street
(admission for premiere is free)
Between 2006 and 2008, filmmaker Jim Sanders worked with the Manitoba Urban Native Housing Association to create a film that looks at the Aboriginal housing situation from many perspectives. "Making Winnipeg First Nation and working closely with the Aboriginal community has reaffirmed my belief in art as a gateway to the heart for all involved…it is a key to unlocking a better future for all in this great city of ours” (Jim Sanders).
Join us one week later on Thursday
Posted: Jan 8, 2009 GUINEA PIG SEASON 3 PREMIERE SATURDAY ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL CANADA!
Posted: Jan 7, 2009 SHAWN LINDEN'S THRILLER NOBODY OPENS THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY @ THE CINEMATHEQUE @ 9:00 pm
Fri. & Sat. / Jan. 9 & 10 / 9:00 PM
Director Shawn Linden will be at Friday’s screening for a Q & A after the screening