One doesn’t usually think of Calgary in terms of a hot-bed of film activity. Yet if this year’s Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is any indication, all that is about to change. 585 more words
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CIFF: Film festival broke attendance records in 2016; The American Epic Sessions, Burn Your Maps among award winners
The Calgary International Film Festival broke attendance records again this year, attracting 36,693 film buffs to downtown theatres during the 12-day event.
That’s a 4.3 per cent increase from last year’s record-breaking attendance, said executive director Steve Schroeder. 477 more words
“It’s the best job I’ve ever had, it’s the best job I’m ever going to have.”
That was actor Shaun Johnston’s pronouncement on the red carpet Saturday night, nicely summing up the enthusiasm of hundreds as fans gathered on Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary to catch a glimpse of the cast of Heartland and get a sneak-peek at the show’s 10th-season premiere. 551 more words
There is a little-known rule in movie-making.
If you want a coveted PG rating, there is a strict limit to the number of f-bombs you can drop into the dialogue. 1,202 more words