This is part of our Future of Ottawa series on film, with a focus on independent filmmakers. Emily Ramsay is the Executive Director of the Digi60 Filmmakers’ Festival, a professional development fest for new and emerging filmmakers.
The Digi60 Filmmakers’ Festival launched their new virtual speaker series on February 25 with a deep dive into Black creators’ experiences in the Ottawa media industry.
There’s definitely a theme to events this weekend: from breweries to public marches and everything in between, Ottawa is celebrating International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Whether you are still searching for the perfect gift, hosting a Friendsmass dinner, or hoping to just have a good non-denominational time on the town we hope you stay warm, stay safe, and have yourselves a merry little weekend!
From December 20 to 22, join Ottawa-Gatineau’s independent filmmakers for the 2019 edition of the Digi60 Filmmakers Festival.
For the first time, during Digi60’s Spring Festival, over 50% of its filmmakers were women-identifying, taking home awards selected by a jury of established industry professionals.
It’s the most festive of weekends in Ottawa, and there’s plenty to do. From craft fairs to holiday concerts, we have your weekend covered.
Obscura Creative’s Vs.: Women in Combat Sports follows amateur female combat sports athletes from the region
Obscura Creative is a collective that focuses on local, grassroots storytelling. This year, they created Vs.: Women in Combat Sports, a six-part documentary series following 12 amateur female combat sports athletes from the Ottawa-Gatineau region.
Digi60 Film Fest creates opportunities for Ottawa’s new and emerging filmmakers—12.20.18 to 12.23.18
The Digi60 Filmmakers’ Festival creates opportunities for the city’s new and emerging filmmakers. It takes place December 20-23.