CFC World Wide Short Film Festival Screenings & Events

from vk & associates TORONTO, May 11, 2011 – CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF), presented by TELUS, North America’s largest short film festival, proudly returns for its 17th annual edition from May 31st to June 5th 2011. Showcasing the best short films from home and around the world, the WSFF will present an unparalleled […]

18th Hot Docs’ Sees Largest Audience Ever

18th Hot Docs’ Sees Largest Audience Ever

from vk & associates Hot Docs has wrapped its most successful Festival to date with audience numbers reaching an estimated 151,000. The 11-day event featured 360 public screenings of 199 films on 16 screens across Toronto, three Rooftop Docs screenings, an internationally renowned conference and market for documentary professionals, and Docs for Schools, a phenomenally […]

Film Independent Announces First Round of LAFF Selections

Film Independent Announces First Round of LAFF Selections

from film independent The Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times, announced the first round of official US and international selections. The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival is produced by Film Independent — the non-profit arts organization that also produces the Spirit Awards — and will screen over 200 feature films, shorts, […]

Award-winners at the 18th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

from stuttgart festival of animated film Stuttgart – The 18th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, the FMX 2011 and the Animation Production day transformed Stuttgart into the capital of animation for an eventful six days. The extensive Festival programme was an impressive demonstration of how animation is a lot more than just light entertainment. The […]

In Short explores the Seven Sins and their accompanying Virtues

from bravofact Starting this Wednesday 4 May 2011, In Short explores the Seven Sins and their accompanying Virtues, through award-winning short films produced with funds awarded by Bell Media’s Bravo!FACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent). Award-winning short films, including many television world premieres of shorts produced across Canada, and a series of two-minute shorts on […]

Even the Rain (También la Lluvia) to open in Toronto & Vancouver May 6th

from vk & associates “EVEN THE RAIN is a brilliant movie. At a time when the poor of the world seem to be rising up, I found myself deeply moved and completely enthralled by this film. I encourage everyone in search of a great movie to go see EVEN THE RAIN.” – Michael Moore Synopsis: […]

Video Services Corp. Acquires Canadian Rights to rakontur’s Limelight

Video Services Corp. Acquires Canadian Rights to rakontur’s <em>Limelight</em>

from GAT Video Services Corp. (VSC) announced they have acquired Canadian rights to LIMELIGHT, a fascinating documentary about legendary nightclub owner Peter Gatien that was directed and produced by Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman of rakontur, the filmmakers behind the pot-doc Square Grouper and the globally popular Cocaine Cowboys series, as well as ESPN’s The […]