Category Archives: Film Festival

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 […]