My First Art Show!

Being Scene at the Gladstone Hotel, Sep-Oct 2015 It was so cool to be part of the juried art show “Being Scene” put on by Workman Arts at the trendy Gladstone Hotel.  My piece titled “Hebrews 12:1″ came from my travels to Joshua Tree National Park in California.  The image came back to me a […]

Katie at Being Scene


10 Years of Pi (Part 3 of 3)

In 2008, a friend told me about the Toronto Distribution company Ouat Media (pronounced “What Media”) who took on his short film, so I contacted them. They turned out to be a partner organization to Movieola and I signed a deal for a three-year non-exclusive contract allowing me to also sell DVDs on the side. […]

10 Years of Pi (Part 2 of 3)

Catch up with Ryan “The Pi Guy”   I completed EASY AS PI in the summer of 2005, had just graduated, and was very optimistic to launch my film career by eagerly submitting to several film festivals and broadcasters. My efforts were met with rejection letters soon to follow.   I also headed a 2-day film […]


10 Years of Pi (Part 1 of 3)

Watch Robb from easy as pi 10 years later! It came to my attention that Pi Day 2015 would be an epic one as it would be the only day for a century truly fulfilling the most digits of pi: 31415926 or March 14/15 @ 9:26 AM.  This was also the 10th Anniversary of my film easy as […]

12 films, 2-day conference, 10 days

Another Toronto film festival (TIFF) has ended and once again I’m exhausted.  This year was additionally challenging as I was (and still am) fighting a cold from the beginning.  But it was still an enjoyable process and as usual I am coming out of it motivated and inspired as a visual storyteller and ready to […]


14 TIFF Open Night

TIFF 14 Opening Night

I just came back from my first TIFF screening of 2014.  This year I did a better mix of the different categories and am seeing a few documentaries.  I usually avoid docs at TIFF as I felt they didn’t really select pieces from emerging filmmakers.  Tonight’s film “Sunshine Superman” was the first feature by director […]

Opening Night Weekend-My Film Choices

Some people ask what films I’m going to at Hot Docs so I have listed my picks for the opening weekend. Once again, there are so many films this year dealing with homelessness, addiction, learning disabilities, poverty and also stories about everyday people striving for change and ways to help those in situations I previously […]


14 h docs schedule

Hot Docs 2014

I am super excited to be attending Hot Docs at the end of the month. Not only do I enjoy watching the latest documentaries from around the world, but this festival holds a special place in my heart. I have been a loyal participant since 2003 when I was a first year Film & TV […]

Author shots for Blog

St. Michael’s Hospital started a blog for the Inner City Health program and I was commissioned to take photos of the Authors to have alongside their posts.  The ideas was to go to these Health Care professionals in their work environment and get a creative head shot.  I wanted to incorporate a textured background that […]

Muhammad head shot