THE BREAST TIME OF YEAR

Yup, this weekend is when one of my all-time favorite film fests happens- Breast Fest 2011. If you live in the Toronto area, I highly recommend checking it out. It's incredibly well put together and in my experience the films have always been highly entertaining, inspiring, and moving. Rethink is…

SOME LAUGHS UNDER THE STARS

[caption id="attachment_2437" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Pink screens in Fuller Avenue Parkette"][/caption] Last night Pink screened in the "Screening Under The Stars" program of the Parkdale Film & Video Showcase. This was the first time I, or any of my collaborators, had seen this little short with an audience and we were…

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS IS LOOKING PINK

Cinematographer Ben Lichty, a friend and collaborator (he shot Two Words) was recently in Europe shooting Ingrid Veninger's new film and sent me this pic, saying it made him think of Pink. [caption id="attachment_2354" align="alignnone" width="390" caption="window display in Paris"][/caption] I love it- thanks, Ben! Can't wait to see the…

BREAST FEST

Last night I attended the premiere of Breast Fest, a film festival dedicated to breast cancer-related films. I went last year as well and continue to be very impressed with the whole shh-bang. Great organization, great films, great party after, and there's something incredibly intense and moving about watching films…

GETTING BACK TO BUSINESS

Hello neglected blog. It's been 3 weeks since my last post and I fear my mind has been occupied by many things, hardly any of them film or art-related.* That's about to change, though. I'm writing this post from my new, not-really-set-up-yet-office and thought I would mention a couple things…

JON WAYNE BROWN’S NEW SHORT FILM

Friend (and recent collaborator - see last post), Jon Wayne Brown recently finished his first film, A WELL-LIT LIFE. He wrote it and co-produced it with the director, John Cullen. [caption id="attachment_1536" align="alignnone" width="380" caption="Continuing the Jon/John motif, John Slavik stars in A WELL-LIT LIFE"][/caption] It's a terrific film and…