Author Archives: Louanne Chan

Artist update: LEO37 releases another single

I had the pleasure of meeting LEO37 in the first year I got involved with Reel Asian as a volunteer on their Special Events Committee. Leo was one of the musician/artists performing at the Canadian Moviemakers Party that I was … Continue reading

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Hot Docs – looking for videographers

Hot Docs is North America’s hottest documentary film festival and returns for its 21st year from April 24 – May 4. In and around the office and theatres, the festival relies on countless volunteers to help the festival run smoothly. … Continue reading

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WIFT-T Business Mgmt Program for Media Professionals

Do you know an emerging media professional interested in deepening or refreshing their media education? Someone who is transitioning to a new area of the business? Someone that is new to the Canada screen-based industry and needs an in-depth overview? … Continue reading

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Job posting: TIFF

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is accepting applications for the full-time position of: COORDINATOR, FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING

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RA picks at Planet in Focus

Planet in Focus is Canada’s largest environmental film festival and this year their annual event returns on November 21-24, 2013 with filmmaker and activist Zacharias Kunuk and Chris Hadfield as the recipients of their Eco-Heroes Award. Here are our picks … Continue reading

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TAAFI call for submissions 2014

TAAFI, Toronto’s Animation Fest is excited to announce that the 3rd annual TAAFI Call for Submissions 2014 has officially opened and submissions remain free of cost now until December 15 via taafi.com/submit. TAAFI will be back at TIFF Bell Lightbox and … Continue reading

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Get to know us…a little bit more

Thank you to the U of T Design in Design Committee for finding a way to make stats fun (and here we were thinking it wasn’t possible). Like the breadth films that Reel Asian offers, our audiences are made up … Continue reading

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Did You Know? poster series by Design in Design

Last year, I was approached by U of T student Joe Park who was starting a new student group called Design in Design. They are made up students with design skills who lend their creative services to other student-run organizations. … Continue reading

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Asian picks at TIFF Wavelengths

Wavelengths is TIFF’s programme of experimental and avant-garde works. This year’s programme features a number of filmmakers and films from across Asia. Highlights include:

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Filmmaker Update: Elaine Poon

I was first introduced to Elaine Poon‘s work when it was screened at the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival back in 2010. In 2011, she participated as a finalist in Reel Asian’s So You Think You Can Pitch? competition where … Continue reading

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