The Fantasia Festival hosted the North American premiere of Spanish writer-director Jon Mikel Caballero’s highly anticipated debut feature film THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WKND (El increíble finde menguante). The film has already picked up awards in Spain and Andorra with its thoughtful look at relationships, friendships, and self-discovery. Alba (Iria del Rio) has just turned 30 […]Read more "FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WKND (JON MIKEL CABALLERO, 2019)"
Is there a better place to write about cinema than on a balcony while watching the sun set over Mont-Royal on a sticky-hot day in La Belle Province? Mais non!Read more "Toronto Film Files at Fantasia Festival 2019"
Hey you, Yes, I know. My blog has basically become the blog equivalent of Bran Stark (make no mistake, Bran is one of my favourite characters). Rest assured, I have been busy. I’ve been at the cinema. Watching films. Reviewing films. Covering red carpets. Suffice to say, it’s been an exciting time! If you follow […]Read more "Red Carpet Interviews & Film Reviews: Toronto Film Files for Wylie Writes"
When you have the opportunity to talk to a legend, you take it. The legendary Mr. Robert Watts has a career in film that has spanned decades. Mr. Watts, British gentleman/iconic film producer, was involved in the making of the original Star Wars films, the first three Indiana Jones films, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and […]Read more "In Conversation with Robert Watts | June 23, 2016"
I received an invitation to the 4th Annual Prism Prize awards presentation at the TIFF BellLightbox on Sunday, May 15, 2016. The Prism Prize is a national, juried award recognizing the artistry of modern Canadian music videos. A jury of 120 Canadian music and film industry professionals were selected to nominate the ten best videos […]Read more "Prism Prize 2016 | Sunday, May 15, 2016"
I made it! So. Here I am. The big day. Sunday is the red carpet, gala, pre-show, live awards ceremony broadcast, wrap party…are you keeping up? Suffice to say, the Sunday of Canadian Screen Week is THE day. The awards ceremony is a live show broadcast across Canada where the best and brightest in Canadian […]Read more "Canadian Screen Week 2016: the Canadian Screen Awards & Wrap Party | March 13, 2016"
Every Saturday of Canadian Screen Week honours a very select group of people: the FANS! The Saturday of Screen Week is dedicated to FanZone! FanZone is a free event that is open to the public and held at the CF Toronto Eaton Centre. At FanZone, bright and beloved Canadian stars of the big and small […]Read more "Canadian Screen Week 2016: FanZone | March 12, 2016"
6ixGod. @ChampagnePapi. Drake. He’s known by many names. Some people want him. Some people want to be him. @Norm wants to adopt him. Any Torontonian worth their Metropass wants to be Drake for a night. Well, I hate to brag, but I got to do just that. For my second night of volunteering at Screen […]Read more "Canadian Screen Week 2016: #AcademySocial | March 10, 2016"
The awards have been given. The rental gowns have been returned. The swag bags have been emptied. Canadian Screen Week 2016 has come and gone. But for those elite few who were honoured with a Canadian Screen Award, the impact will live on. Last year I job-shadowed the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television’s Director, […]Read more "Canadian Screen Week 2016: Television & Digital Media Gala | March 9, 2016"
Usually the shortest month of the year feels like the longest. Not this year. February 2016 has been flying by with a number of colourful events! One such event was the Academy Content Pitch Series featuring Tom Hastings that took place on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. I love helping out at […]Read more "Academy Content Pitch Series: February 17, 2016"