The Toronto Palestine Film Festival is hosting the Canadian premiere of the film “Amreeka”, Directed by Cherien Dabis. If you want to try something a little different from the celebrity TIFF events, we suggest you check out TPFF starting this Saturday the 26th.
Could be action, drama, comedy, whatever…The City Life Film Project is going to partner young aspiring filmmakers with some of the best in the business to produce festival worthy short films.
Calibre Entertainment, Temple Street Productions and The Remix Project(Google them!) are partnering up to give 3 passionate young filmmakers the chance to bring their visions to life. Selected candidates will go through a series of workshops, professional development seminars and mentorship sessions that will prepare each of them to tell their story while working with a world-class cast and crew. Tell your story and showcase your filmmaking talent!
Download the application form HERE
Email completed application to email@example.com
Once again Toronto is being transformed for the sunset to sunrise celebration of art, Scotiabank’s Nuit Blanche 2009. Prepare yourself to discover art galleries, museums and unexpected places from churches and grocery stores to chimney stacks and bus stations.
This is why we love our city…
Zone A offers 52 projects to explore. Zone B offers a total of 42 projects to explore. Zone C offers 36 dusk-to-dawn projects to explore.
The Remix Project is now accepting applications for their sixth semester.
For those who are not too familiar with The Remix Project, they’re a youth-led urban arts organization focused on the individual while building a strong and healthy community. They have 3 streams of programming:
Recording Arts(for the singers, rappers, producers and engineers) Creative Arts(for the photographers, graphic designers, fashion designers, journalists and creative writers) The Art of Business(for the young entrepreneurs)
Each of these streams accepts 10 young people between the ages of 16 – 22 for a total of 30 participants per 6 month semester. These 30 work with their program leader in their chosen stream to design a 6 month curriculum around getting out their dreams.
To download an application form, please visit www.theremixproject.ca and send all completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
One of my favorite artists, “Roadsworth” is coming to Toronto as part of the 3rd Annual Manifesto Festival of Community and Culture. On Friday September 18th, a 3-Floor Art Exhibition will be taking place at 52 McCaul St. showcasing Canadian artists and their works. It starts at 8pm, so get there early!
Toronto’s own Michael Cera is at it again with a new film called “Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World”. The film is based on the popular comic book series by Canadian cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley. The film is Directed by Edgar Wright, and includes a variety of scenes shot in Toronto.
The guys over at Toronto based Moxie Creative are at it again, but this time with a new series called “No Homer”. Format Mag presents 10 Hip Hop Icons Simpsonized including Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Flava Flav, Eazy E, Andre 3000, Eminem, and Fat Joe alongside iconic O representations for each artist.
We found this cool project based out of Toronto called “Fotografic Memory” that aims to capture memories through the combination of photography and music. There’s nothing overly exciting in these clips, but the simplicity allows us to see Toronto from a different perspective.