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Moving Pictures: Spotlighting Canadian Films

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  March 18, 2005 @ 12:00am

Living in Canada and working in Canada has advantages and disadvantages: I get a healthy does of American movies, which for the most part are released on the same day as they are in the US and I also get to see a lot of Canadian films. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of the Canadian film industry and Canadian filmmakers, most of these movies remain largely unseen by the Canadian public.

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VIFF: Long films, short films... why can't they all just get along?

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  October 20, 2004 @ 12:00am

Short films are different than feature length movies in many ways. Throughout the year, the only real venue to see them is at various film festivals throughout the world or on specialty cable channels like Bravo or Showcase, who devote air time in between feature films and other television series to their airing.

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