Canada Tag Archive

Lucas Hrubizna Depicts the Cruel Indifference of High School in Dark Music Video ‘Joseph in the Bathroom’


6th May, 2019

Dir. Lucas Hrubizna shares how he used VFX to confront the cruel indifference of high school in his eerie Sam Tudor music video 'Joseph in the Bathroom'.

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Robert Mentov Documents the Story of the Female Boxers Who Protect the Women of Kampala’s Slums in ‘Katanga’

Documentary, Live Action

10th April, 2019

Robert Mentov tells DN about the practicalities of shooting in the slums of Kampala, using unprofessional actors and finding stories that need a voice.

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Shervin Kermani Expresses the Universal Pain of Heartache in His Crushingly Raw Breakup Short ‘The Last Message’

Art & Fashion, Documentary

29th March, 2019

Shervin Kermani talks to DN about transforming personal heartache into universally relatable emotion in devastating breakup short 'The Last Message'.

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Food Play

Animation, Asides

21st February, 2019

Director Alon Isocianu and Toronto Studio Reactiv bring together the worlds of food and sports in their playfully inventive short 'Food Play'.

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A Man Struggles to Leave the Love of His Life Behind in Vincent René-Lortie’s Enigmatic ‘Lady Winter’


12th February, 2019

DN speaks to Vincent René-Lortie about his haunting exploration of reluctantly moving on from the one you love in dance music video 'Lady Winter'.

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David Findlay Captures the Frenetic Life of an Olympic Middle Distance Runner in Asics’ Documentary ’72 Hours’

Documentary, Premiere

29th January, 2019

David Findlay’s frenetic Asics' doc '72 Hours' provides a glimpse into a normal weekend for Olympic middle-distance runner Charles Philibert-Thiboutot.

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Shervin Kermani’s ‘Eros’ Celebrates the Enduring Power of Love in One Spot Over a Thousand Years

Live Action

8th January, 2019

Shervin Kermani takes DN behind the scenes of 'Eros', his ambitious exploration of moments between lovers which unfold in one spot over a thousand years.

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Adrian Vieni Takes a Deep Dive Into the Tumultuous Mind of the Artist in ‘Prōˌses’

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere

3rd January, 2019

Adrian Vieni talks to DN about taking a deep dive into the emotions, anxieties and fears of artist Dina Roudman in the creation of her art in 'Prōˌses'.

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A Man Ventures Into a Foreign Land to Reclaim His Lost Love in Andrew De Zen’s ‘Places’ for Alaskan...

Music, Premiere

8th October, 2018

Andrew De Zen discusses the logistical joys of taking a crane into the jungle for 'Places', the third & final part of his Alaskan Tapes trilogy of films.

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La Famille Ouellette: Kaatunga

Asides, Music

4th October, 2018

Dark family secrets are revealed as a young soldier abandons his duty to set out on the long, arduous road home in Philippe Grenier’s 'Kaatunga'.

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Asides, Live Action

3rd October, 2018

A childhood game of one-upmanship between two friends escalates out of their control in Jeremy Comte’s Sundance winning short 'Fauve'.

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Charlie Tyrell Tries to Understand His Emotionally Distant Father in Stop-Motion Doc ‘My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes’

Animation, Documentary

17th September, 2018

DN speaks to Charlie Tyrell about his stop-motion quest to better understand his emotionally distant late father in doc 'My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes'.

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