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Archives for January 2009

SODEC no longer a mystery

Doc Québec’s latest event was a great success! Over 50 people were there to meet with Alain C. Rondeau, Délégué à l’accueil des projets and Jeunes Créateurs at SODEC. A fun evening with plenty of information about the different programs offered at SODEC and how to apply to them. A useful handout presented during the […]



Canadian Television Fund Renewal Ensures Continued Growth of Television Industry

Toronto, January 27, 2009 – The Canadian Television Fund (CTF) today thanked the Government of Canada for its decision to renew the Fund at the current level for two years. “The Government’s commitment to Canadian television ensures the continued viability of this growth industry,” said Valerie Creighton, President and CEO of the CTF. “It enables […]



Call for videos: Submit your project and get paid to direct it!

What is this call for videos exactly? The WhoWeAre.ca platform provides the Canadian public the opportunity to watch, upload and share videos about identity and cultural diversity in Canada. If this subject is something you can relate to, why not share your own experience or someone else’s by directing a short video for our website. […]



Palestinian Perspectives IV at Cinémathèque québécoise

Friday January 16 2009 7PM La couleur des olives by Carolina Rivas and Daoud Sarhandi, Palestine/Mexico, 97 min., original Arabic version with French subtitles Like many Palestinian families, the Amers live surrounded by the infamous West Bank Wall. Their daily lives are dominated by electrified fences, locks and a constant swarm of armed soldiers. Through […]



THE ASTRAL MEDIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Hot Docs and Astral Media are pleased to announce the call for applications for the second year of The Astral Media Emerging Documentary Filmmakers Scholarship Programme, an initiative designed for emerging-level filmmakers who are intending to pursue documentary production as a viable, long-term career option. This programme was created for emerging documentary filmmakers in the […]