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Jamie M. Dagg’s RIVER Dominates 2015 Whistler Film Festival Awards

Jamie M. Dagg’s RIVER Dominates 2015 Whistler Film Festival Awards

The 15th anniversary celebration of the Whistler Film Festival wrapped, and the romantic drama CAROL, directed by Todd Haynes and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, took home the Pandora Audience Award. The WFF Audience Award runner-ups were THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON, actor Robert Carlyle’s first theatrical feature and directorial debut, which received its North American premiere at the festival, followed by Ricardo Trogi’s mid-life crisis dramedy, Quebec film LE MIRAGE, the highest grossing […]

Actors Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Carlyle to be Honored at 2015 Whistler Film Festival

Actors Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Carlyle to be Honored at 2015 Whistler Film Festival

Actors Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Carlyle will be honored at the upcoming 15th anniversary 2015 Whistler Film Festival taking place December 2 to 6, 2015. British-born Canadian actor, film producer, and film director Kiefer Sutherland will be honored with the WFF 2015 Trailblazer in Acting Award presented to an actor who “has carved a unique and inspiring path for themselves in film and who continues to engage audiences with meaningful and impactful work,” followed by […]

2015 Toronto International Film Festival Award Winners; ROOM Wins People Choice Awards| TRAILER

2015 Toronto International Film Festival Award Winners; ROOM Wins People Choice Awards| TRAILER

The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival today announced award winners, and Room (pictured above) by Lenny Abrahamson is the winner of the Grolsch People’s Choice Award. Told through the eyes of five-year-old-Jack, Room is a thrilling and emotional tale that celebrates the resilience and power of the human spirit. To Jack, the Room is the world…it’s where he was born, where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. But while it’s home to […]

BORN TO BE BLUE

40th Toronto International Film Festival Reveals Canadian Films on Lineup

The 40th Toronto International Film Festival taking place September 10 to 20, 2015, revealed a lineup of bold Canadian works by filmmakers including Patricia Rozema, André Turpin, Anne Émond, Kazik Radwanski and Guy Édoin, documentarians Mina Shum and Avi Lewis, trailblazers Bruce McDonald, Guy Maddin and Philippe Falardeau, promising new work from Andrew Cividino, Adam Garnet Jones and Stephen Dunn, and an impressive first feature by renowned visual contemporary artist Mark Lewis. From hardcore horror […]