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The Weirdo Hero: A Film About Depression and Wrestling

By Stacey Gillard

After winning the ECCW Championship, Randy struggles as his real world responsibilities come crashing down around him. In the fight of his life with undiagnosed depression and treading water financially, his efforts are made harder by an animated version of his own self doubt that terrorizes him until he finds himself on the literal edge – The Weirdo Hero… 1,117 more words

Supernatural

Calgary Filmmakers: Genre filmmaker Spencer Estabrooks explores new terrain with web series

Mountain monsters. Resurrected killers. Vengeful fathers. Zombies. Cowboy zombies. Killer sand-dwelling sharks. Bible-thumping creationists.

Spencer Estabrooks has had a habit of working with some colourful characters in the past few years, earning a reputation for creature-filled horror films that often unfold with a certain tongue-in-cheek quality. 1,050 more words

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Will small make it big?

Short films have come a long way from being known only in film festivals and documentaries. They have become a testimony of what a filmmaker (read as inclusive of all technicians involved) is capable of and in the age of social media and widespread internet their reach has grown that many aspiring filmmakers consider it to be a launch pad to enter in to the feature film circle. 608 more words

Film: Ellipse

Today’s film is Ellipse, directed by Kevin Oh. Here’s Kevin’s introduction:

We chose Ellipse because it was short and sweet. Just the right length to enjoy the story (with a great turn at the end), but just short enough to do it on a tight schedule.

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St Kilda Film Festival to launch on May 21

St Kilda Film Festival, Australia’s longest-standing and publicly owned short film festival, is now an ACADEMY AWARD® qualifier for the Documentary Awards and Short Film Awards. 218 more words

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The Byron Bay Film Festival excitement begins tonight - heaps of Australian talent on show

Highlights of the festival’s first weekend, March 6-8 

The Red Carpet Opening Night Gala for the 9th Byron Bay Film Festival will be the go-to event in the town this Friday. 296 more words

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