Author Archives: Made in Canada Jon

Everything & Everyone

Reel Asian alumni, Ian Tang had his Toronto premiere of Everything & Everyone last night. Tweet this!

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Affecting Defecting

I think it’s pretty clear from my bulging Flickr account that I like to snap a shot or two.  It’s a hobby & fun to share a perspective from my very own view point.  The camera lens is playful, sarcastic … Continue reading

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Dazzling Displays

Once the balloons had time to settle there was one last party to end the festival events behind the scenes.  As a thank you to all the volunteers that put their hard work & time in to this year’s event … Continue reading

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Cake Ache

I’ve had a little time to digest the blue icing, so just before the festival lights up the projector bulb in Richmond Hill, here’s the last slice of happenings from Day Six at the festival downtown. Sunday’s are normally reserved … Continue reading

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Lost for Words

I’m still finding the words to express the awesomeness of the final day at the downtown festival but in honour of Muybridge’s Strings (Les Cordes de Muybridge) winning the NFB Best Canadian Film Award here are some animated highlights from the festival this … Continue reading

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Jump and Shout

Sounding a little like a new Indiana Jones Adventure –  Lost Secrets of the Royal opened at the home of Reel Asian, 401 Richmond, in the A Space Gallery.  The exhibition was a rebirth for old salvaged film prints that Colin … Continue reading

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Electric Legs Eleven

11/11/11 only comes once on a calendar which was a reminder to Seize the Moment with the presentation of the same name.  This round of shorts were the best Asian Canadian selection. Starting with a PRESS START and 1 player … Continue reading

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Fortune Favoured

Hard to believe it was already the mid point of the festival, day three was the final visit to the Innis Town Hall before moving to the Royal for the weekend festivities. Greeted by a large furry lion head I knew I … Continue reading

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Sweet Twilight Highlights

Day two of the festival let me sample the sensation of a little opening night nerves, although on a smaller scale. My heart fluttered a little faster as I hosted Reel Asian’s Industry series panel on Social Media  Strategy for Film … Continue reading

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Heart Heat Happenings – Lover’s Discourse

The Isabel  Bader could have quite possibly hovered, if not lifted a little off the ground with the high spirits of the crowd, special guests and some helium filled birthday balloons as opening night finally took flight. A few extra peddles down … Continue reading

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