Tickets are free for the EU Short Film Festival this weekend.
This week in the Future of Ottawa, we are shining a light on film. Read on for Tom McSorley’s take on the present and future of film festivals. Tom McSorley is the Executive Director of the Canadian Film Institute and teaches film studies at Carleton University.
It’s take two for IFFO, the International Film Festival of Ottawa, which could not launch as planned in March 2020.
The Canadian Film Institute in Ottawa, EUFF Toronto, and The Cinematheque in Vancouver have joined forces to present the first-ever online edition of the European Union Film Festival in Canada.
IFFO was set to launch this past March when the pandemic hit. While the inaugural event is postponed until 2021, its film industry programming and discussion panels are moving online.
Du 26 avril au 13 mai, la 21e édition du Festival du film de l’Amérique latine propose une sélection de 17 films dont plusieurs seront présentés en première mondiale chez nous, à Ottawa.
Montréal filmmaker Theodore Ushev’s animation is a sight to behold. Drawing on influences from his background in graphic design and from growing up in Soviet-era Bulgaria, his work combines the psychological finesse of Eisenstein’s montage theory with a modern technical approach. Describing the attraction of his work, Canadian Film Institute (CFI) Executive Director Tom McSorley […]
I consider myself to be a good Canadian girl. Minus 40 weather be damned- I’ve got places to go and people to see. Twenty articles of clothing later I’m heading out into the eyelash-freezing, forehead numbing, unsightly snot-inducing wind and snow. We’re Canadians-we laugh in the face of winter’s harsh blows! We’re united in refusing […]