cinema

Trick iDVD into recognizing a modified video file

After many years working with iDVD, I’ve finally beaten the worst bug – I mean feature – of that clunky kids’ program. The worst thing that could happen when creating a long iDVD project was to realize, after burning, that there was a typo in the credits or a sound glitch that you had missed […]

Flick teaches DSLR filmmaking at Dawson City International Short Film Festival

If you have friends in Dawson City, or headed there for the film festival, spread the word about this workshop I’m teaching… In this 3-hour session, participants will be introduced to DSLR cinematography for documentary and drama. Bring your own DSLR camera and compare with your colleagues’! We’ll discuss the differences between DSLR cameras and […]

Green leadership from Canada could curb Russia’s soft power

I just published an article on Rabble.ca about the Ukraine crisis. “The crisis in Ukraine has just escalated and spread to our shores.  By sending military supplies to the government in Kiev, Stephen Harper is drawing Canada into the crisis as a belligerent and playing into the hands of Putin’s most hawkish advisers.  Harper’s policy […]

Anonymoose at CineEco Film Festival in Portugal

The film I made with Catherine Falkner during a residency at Black Bag Media Collective in St John’s, Newfoundland is now in distribution with VIVO media arts, and the first screening from this relationship is happening at CineEco environmental film festival in Portugal in October (or as they say in Portugal, “outubro”! The film, a […]

“A Moving” at the International Film Festival of Kashmir

4th International Film Festival of Kashmir 2014 The dance film I made with Rob Kitsos, “A Moving,” has been accepted to the Kashmir International Film Festival from August 2-11 2014! If you just happen to be in the Kashmir, that would be your chance to see it … 😉  

Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work

I love this article and agree completely. Why Google Glass Is So Bad and Hated and Will Never Work. “People pay thousands of dollars to have lasers shot at their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. People put little pieces of plastic right on their eyes so they don’t have to wear glasses. […]

Introduction to Final Cut Pro @ VIVO Media Arts

VIVO has not disappeared, it’s just gone underground while the landlord laughs and the City of Vancouver steps in to the rescue. I’m teaching my very popular Final Cut Pro X workshop there on July 12th, now EXTENDED by one hour to fill you up with Apply goodness. Total 4 hours (Saturday, July 12th, 1-5pm) […]

Toronto Library is Hiring a Filmmaker for Residency

Toronto Public Library is hiring a filmmaker for a unique and fun job: our Fall 2014 Innovator in Residence. The six-week residency will take place October 20 to November 30 at the Digital Innovation Hub at Toronto Reference Library.   The recently-opened Hub is a learning and creation space that gives anyone with a library […]

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