TIFF 2014: Interview with Day 40’s Sol Friedman

So Darren Aronofsky’s Noah with Russell Crowe was a huge hit, grossing over $350 million so far this year. Seems like people respond to the story of God pressing the reset … Continue reading TIFF 2014: Interview with Day 40’s Sol Friedman

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TIFF 2014: Interview with Entangled’s Tony Elliott

Who hasn’t fantasized about living a different life, bifurcated, one where you could make a whole new set of choices and see where they lead? But still live your own life, … Continue reading TIFF 2014: Interview with Entangled’s Tony Elliott

TIFF 2014: Interview with Indigo’s Amanda Strong

In my continuing series on the Short Cuts Canada Programmes, today we look at one of the most visually striking films in the series, Amanda Strong’s Indigo. Filmed entirely in stop-motion, … Continue reading TIFF 2014: Interview with Indigo’s Amanda Strong

TIFF 2014: Interview with Sleeping Giant’s Andrew Cividino

Sometimes a short film is its own thing. Sometimes it’s a calling card, a director’s notice that this great story could be even more as a feature. The Short Cuts … Continue reading TIFF 2014: Interview with Sleeping Giant’s Andrew Cividino

The Art of the Small: TIFF’s Shorts Cuts Canada

Everyone loves a big canvas. Directors can hardly resist getting all that vision up there on screen, going crazy Coppola-style waxing operatic and napalming the jungle for their personal Apocalypse … Continue reading The Art of the Small: TIFF’s Shorts Cuts Canada