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  • Cineflix Studios Poaches Sally Catto From CBC
    Thursday June 30th 2011

    Sally Catto won’t be returning to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. as its creative head. Catto choosing to stay in Vancouver after her current maternity leave has instead filled one job at Cineflix Media and left another vacant at the Canadian public broadcaster. The CBC’s big creative gun has jumped to Cineflix Studios, the New York City-based scripted division at indie Canadian producer Cineflix Media (American Pickers). Catto will join Cineflix Studios in September as executive vp, based in Vancouver.

  • THE BRIEF: Our national department store, and are they getting it right… yet? Part 1
    Wednesday June 29th 2011

    “According to the environmental journalist Lucy Siegle, most women now buy half their bodyweight annually in clothes. The writer’s new book, To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World? states that the average female invests in 62lb of clothing each year, has upwards of 20 garments hanging in her wardrobe that she has never worn and owns four times the amount today than she did in 1980.” * Because it appears that we are what we wear, The Brief chose to explore the evolution of an iconic Canadian department store – one that has struggled to stay relevant through radical economic changes and a tectonic shift in retail. 

  • ‘Familiar Ground’ by Quebec filmmaker Stephane Lafleur wins prize at L.A. fest
    Tuesday June 28th 2011

    A Canadian film about adult siblings visited by a man who claims to be from the future has won a prize at the Los Angeles Film Festival. “Familiar Ground” by Quebec’s Stephane Lafleur won the award for best narrative feature at the festival. The jury praised the French-language deadpan comedy for containing unique images “that won’t soon be forgotten.”

  • Tribute to Indian film legend opens at TIFF Bell Lightbox
    Monday June 27th 2011

    He has been called the Charlie Chaplin of India, the original Bollywood “Showman” and a cinematic legend. And yet, few in North America are aware of the star power of the late Raj Kapoor. All that is about to change with a new collaborative tribute to Mr. Kapoor by the Toronto International Film Festival and the Indian International Film Academy awards. More than anything else, it is indicative of the Bollywood fever that is still raging in the city after the three-day IIFA celebrations that ended Saturday night.

  • Whites, Camera, Action!
    Thursday June 23rd 2011

    Director Norman Jewison and producer Don Carmody, as well as Royal Canadian Air Farce cast mate Alan Park headlined a Summer Solstace Party; Whites, Camera, Action!, It was an all-star tribute to the revitalized film and TV production community at the new William F. White Centre in Toronto yesterday.

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  • Cineflix Studios Poaches Sally Catto From CBC
    Thursday June 30th 2011

    Sally Catto won’t be returning to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. as its creative head. Catto choosing to stay in Vancouver after her current maternity leave has instead filled one job at Cineflix Media and left another vacant at the Canadian public broadcaster. The CBC’s big creative gun has jumped to Cineflix Studios, the New York City-based scripted division at indie Canadian producer Cineflix Media (American Pickers). Catto will join Cineflix Studios in September as executive vp, based in Vancouver.

  • THE BRIEF: Our national department store, and are they getting it right… yet? Part 1
    Wednesday June 29th 2011

    “According to the environmental journalist Lucy Siegle, most women now buy half their bodyweight annually in clothes. The writer’s new book, To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World? states that the average female invests in 62lb of clothing each year, has upwards of 20 garments hanging in her wardrobe that she has never worn and owns four times the amount today than she did in 1980.” * Because it appears that we are what we wear, The Brief chose to explore the evolution of an iconic Canadian department store – one that has struggled to stay relevant through radical economic changes and a tectonic shift in retail. 

  • ‘Familiar Ground’ by Quebec filmmaker Stephane Lafleur wins prize at L.A. fest
    Tuesday June 28th 2011

    A Canadian film about adult siblings visited by a man who claims to be from the future has won a prize at the Los Angeles Film Festival. “Familiar Ground” by Quebec’s Stephane Lafleur won the award for best narrative feature at the festival. The jury praised the French-language deadpan comedy for containing unique images “that won’t soon be forgotten.”

  • Tribute to Indian film legend opens at TIFF Bell Lightbox
    Monday June 27th 2011

    He has been called the Charlie Chaplin of India, the original Bollywood “Showman” and a cinematic legend. And yet, few in North America are aware of the star power of the late Raj Kapoor. All that is about to change with a new collaborative tribute to Mr. Kapoor by the Toronto International Film Festival and the Indian International Film Academy awards. More than anything else, it is indicative of the Bollywood fever that is still raging in the city after the three-day IIFA celebrations that ended Saturday night.

  • Whites, Camera, Action!
    Thursday June 23rd 2011

    Director Norman Jewison and producer Don Carmody, as well as Royal Canadian Air Farce cast mate Alan Park headlined a Summer Solstace Party; Whites, Camera, Action!, It was an all-star tribute to the revitalized film and TV production community at the new William F. White Centre in Toronto yesterday.

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Archives for: June 20115
  • Cineflix Studios Poaches Sally Catto From CBC
    Thursday June 30th 2011

    Sally Catto won’t be returning to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. as its creative head. Catto choosing to stay in Vancouver after her current maternity leave has instead filled one job at Cineflix Media and left another vacant at the Canadian public broadcaster. The CBC’s big creative gun has jumped to Cineflix Studios, the New York City-based scripted division at indie Canadian producer Cineflix Media (American Pickers). Catto will join Cineflix Studios in September as executive vp, based in Vancouver.

  • THE BRIEF: Our national department store, and are they getting it right… yet? Part 1
    Wednesday June 29th 2011

    “According to the environmental journalist Lucy Siegle, most women now buy half their bodyweight annually in clothes. The writer’s new book, To Die For: Is Fashion Wearing Out the World? states that the average female invests in 62lb of clothing each year, has upwards of 20 garments hanging in her wardrobe that she has never worn and owns four times the amount today than she did in 1980.” * Because it appears that we are what we wear, The Brief chose to explore the evolution of an iconic Canadian department store – one that has struggled to stay relevant through radical economic changes and a tectonic shift in retail. 

  • ‘Familiar Ground’ by Quebec filmmaker Stephane Lafleur wins prize at L.A. fest
    Tuesday June 28th 2011

    A Canadian film about adult siblings visited by a man who claims to be from the future has won a prize at the Los Angeles Film Festival. “Familiar Ground” by Quebec’s Stephane Lafleur won the award for best narrative feature at the festival. The jury praised the French-language deadpan comedy for containing unique images “that won’t soon be forgotten.”

  • Tribute to Indian film legend opens at TIFF Bell Lightbox
    Monday June 27th 2011

    He has been called the Charlie Chaplin of India, the original Bollywood “Showman” and a cinematic legend. And yet, few in North America are aware of the star power of the late Raj Kapoor. All that is about to change with a new collaborative tribute to Mr. Kapoor by the Toronto International Film Festival and the Indian International Film Academy awards. More than anything else, it is indicative of the Bollywood fever that is still raging in the city after the three-day IIFA celebrations that ended Saturday night.

  • Whites, Camera, Action!
    Thursday June 23rd 2011

    Director Norman Jewison and producer Don Carmody, as well as Royal Canadian Air Farce cast mate Alan Park headlined a Summer Solstace Party; Whites, Camera, Action!, It was an all-star tribute to the revitalized film and TV production community at the new William F. White Centre in Toronto yesterday.

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