The entries for the 2013 CSV Video Pitch Competition Finalists have been winnowed down to three finalists by their panel of judges. But who exactly will win $2000 worth of equipment rentals is up to YOU.
Take a look at the three finalists, watch their pitch videos, and let us know which of these projects you want to see!
Votes will be accepted until midnight on May 26, 2013. The winning pitch will be announced on May 31, 2013.
View the finalists’ pitch videos here and remember to vote!
The ideal candidate will possess an optimal combination of the following:
A Master’s, LLB or J.D. degree or higher.
Significant knowledge of and demonstrated commitment to equity and will have 5-7 years of experience and a track record of demonstrably improving equity at a large, decentralized and complex institution.
The intellectual acumen and political savvy that will facilitate credibility both internally and externally.
The professional confidence and communication skills to effectively engage senior university leaders on what can often be contentious or delicate issues. Continue reading →
Last year, Reel Asian screened Tadashi Nakamura‘s documentary on the legendary ukulele musician Jake Shimabukuro. Not only were audience members were treated to an awe-inspiring story, they also enjoyed a live performance by Toronto based ukulele prodigy Adrianne Chan and a live teach-in by torontoUKES and Corktown Ukulele Jam. Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings will be getting a national PBS broadcast (WNED) on May 12, 3pm and May 15, 12:30am. Don’t miss your chance to see this captivating doc on TV!
In this clip from Spike Lee‘s 1992 film Malcolm X, the assassinated civil rights leader (played by Denzel Washington) is shown dying in the arms of his wife, played by Angela Bassett. Undepicted on screen, and largely ignored in the historical record, is the woman who really held Malcolm that night on the floor of the Audubon Ballroom – an Asian woman.
Time for the final interview of our Asian Heritage Month School Tour filmmakers series. Last week I sat down to chat with Albert and Althea after dim sum and we covered everything from Deadliest Warrior, suman and of course their filmmaking experience at Reel Asian. Time flies when you’re with good company! Continue reading →
Regent Park Film Festival
Regent Park Film Festival is offering a great opportunity to those interested in getting more involved with film programming. Every year the festival is programmed with the help of a fantastic volunteer selection committee. This committee reviews all the short-listed submissions the festival receives and then, under the guidance of the festival’s Program Director, decides what gets shown. More details here. Deadline to apply is Monday May 13
The Canadian Film Centre is looking to hire a TECHNICAL COORDINATOR Continue reading →
Filmmaker Tricia Lee from A Film Monkey Production is currently working on a new feature film project, “Silent Retreat”, and needs your help!
The idea for Silent Retreat was born out of 10-day silent meditation retreat that Tricia took in December 2011. Her writing partner Corey Brown told her “think of a thriller while you’re there”. Continue reading →
Next up in our Asian Heritage Month filmmaker interview series is visual artist/filmmaker, Leslie Supnet! Leslie’s work reflects the nuances of everyday imagery and have screened at various festivals. Throughout the month of May, Leslie will be joined by Stephanie Law, Althea Balmes and Albert Zablan for the Asian Heritage Month School Tour. Read full interview below!
Happy Asian Heritage Month! This May, we will be highlighting Reel Asian filmmakers participating in our annual Asian Heritage Month School Tour. These selected filmmakers will be visiting schools in the GTA and York Region to present their films and speak about a variety of social issues and filmmaking approaches.
Check out the first installment of our interview series with Stephanie Law! Continue reading →