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"
To say that I am a huge fan of Toronto radio station Indie88.1 is an understatement. I listen to them every day. I have gotten my parents and uncle totally obsessed. When my family is together we talk about our favourite DJs and relive their on-air antics. Well, Indie88 must have noticed my crush on […]Read more "Movie Date with Indie 88: advance screening of SLEEPING GIANT | APRIL 7, 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"
On Thursday, February 18, 2016, I attended the opening night party of the 9th Annual Artist Project! The Artist Project is a contemporary art fair and weekend-long exhibition at the Better Living Centre (Exhibition Place). The Artist Project features emerging and veteran artists from across Canada and abroad. It is a unique event in that […]Read more "The Artist Project opening night party: February 18, 2016"
As I was registering my shifts for Canadian Screen Week 2016 the other night, I happened upon an email that was sent to me in thanks for my help at the 19th Annual Toronto Film Critics Association awards gala. The Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA from here on in) is comprised of Toronto journalists and […]Read more "Everyone’s a critic: my evening at the 19th Annual Toronto Film Critics Association awards gala"