Sunday, February 13, 2011

8 Fest 2011

Here is my coverage for the 8 Fest 2011 that I did for Toronto Film Scene. A 3 day festival of the best of Small-Gauge filmmaking shown at the Trash Palace in Toronto from January 28 to January 30, 2011.

  • Review: Tales from The Funnel, Volume 2 – The 8 Fest 2011
  • Between 1977 and 1989, The Funnel Experimental Film Theatre was “the” place for filmmakers and artists to make experimental 16mm, 8mm and Super-8 films. The theatre was available for the production, distribution and exhibition of their unique films. ...
  • Review: Bageroooo, fore! Part 1 – The 8 Fest 2011
  • For the third program of the first evening of The 8 Fest 2011, had a selection of 14 shorts of recent small-gauge filmmakers. This program, called “Bageroooo, fore!” was so popular with submissions that they split the program into two ...
  • Review: Personal Cinema – The 8 Fest 2011
  • The second evening of The 8 Fest 2011 continued at the Trash Palace with series of five small-gauge by female filmmakers called “Personal Cinema.” This selection was some of the most diverse films of this years festival, ranging from the ...

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Articles on TFS from Fall 2010

The last few months were a busy time for me personally so I am just posting some of the items I worked on for Toronto Film Scene now from the Fall 2010.

2010 Reel Asian Film Festival

I did two review for the 2010 Reel Asian Film Festival:

12 Days of Chaplin

The big project I did in December was the "12 Days of Chaplin" where I covered a film a day for the first 12 days of December on Charlie Chaplin in advance of the retrospective over the holidays on this master.

Click here to view my write-up on all 12 days.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Article in the latest Fangoria (#297)

I have an article in issue #297 of Fangoria on stands now. It covers the Boris Karloff film "Die Monster, Die!" in the Trash Compactor section of the magazine.
Click here to read more about it.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

TIFF 2010 coverage

I did a bit of press coverage for the 2010 Toronto International Film festival for Toronto Film Scene. Below are links to the micro TIFF site that TFS built for it.

Discovery series:
As If I am Not There

I also covered the retrospective screenings of important films that have played at TIFF in the past that made a big impact. The screenings were all at the new TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre:

- 1977
American Beauty - 1999
Roadkill - 1989
Away from Her - 2006
Crash - 2004
The Big Chill - 1983

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

2010 After Dark Film Coverage

As well as doing coverage for Fangoria, I covered three films for the Toronto Film Scene web site for the After Dark Film Festival:

- RoboGeshia

- Alien vs Ninja

- The Human Centipede