Prod. Co.: Les Productions Rivard Inc
Roads, logging, eco-tourism and commercial
farming are just some of the land development
projects that threaten the rainforests and the Maya’s
way of life. Together with ten traditional healers,
Pedro and Paula are struggling to protect the
medicinal plants found in the rainforests.
Documentary Under 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Machartis Productions
Neurotic, erotic, and most of all, funny.
Worried will change the way you think about
women. Consisting of a series of unscripted and
boldly intimate conversations between two
WORST CASE SCENARIO
Prod. Co.: National Film Board of Canada
An explosion. Flames. Poisonous gas seeping
into the air. This potential scenario haunts the
people who live along the Clearwater River near
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Farmers and
landowners all share concerns about the risks of
a proposed sour gas well in their community.
WRESTLING WITH DESTINY: The Life
and Times of Daniel Igali
Prod. Co.: Omni Film Production Ltd
“Wrestling with Destiny”, a one hour
documentary, chronicles Daniel Igali’s
fascinating journey from a tiny African village to
winning Olympic glory for Canada, and reveals
his complex, intriguing character both on and off
WRESTLING WITH THE NORTH
Documentary Point of View
Prod. Co: Vermillion Pictures Inc.
Every year a team of wrestlers go north to the
First Nations reserves of Manitoba on what has
been called the toughest wrestling tour on Earth.
Wrestling with the North captures the pain, glory
and determination of these die-hard wrestlers.
Prod. Co.: Combustion Inc.
X-change pits two very different young people
against each other and their own values and
beliefs about Canadian unity. We took a self
described redneck from the west and exchanged
him with a young separatist from Quebec. We
asked them to trade lives.
XANADU: In Search of Domestic Perfection
Documentary General Subject
Prod. Co.: Ultramagnetic Productions Ltd.
This is an examination of the strange and
amusing world of monster homes and suburban
castles. A world of excess where bigger is
Prod. Co.: White Iron Productions
A feature on Canadian “Blair Morgan”, a Prince
Albert (Saskatchewan) snow-cross athlete,
produced for the ESPN X-Games.
XS STRESS: Teens Take Control
Prod. Co.: NFB
XS Stress is the product of a unique
collaboration between director Patricia Kearns
and a seven-member youth advisory council.
XS Stress helps teens identify causes of stress in
Y.R.U. SO BORED
Prod. Co.: Access Communications
Many think vandalism is a faceless crime which
has no effect on the perpetrator or the victim.
The act is senseless and the cost is real. This
video is part of a campaign targeting school kids
to demonstrate the impact vandalism has in the
City of Regina.
Prod. Co.: Corvideocom Ltd.
This production was designed to assure
Canadians of Canada’s Y2K readiness and to
encourage them to contact Industry Canada for
further information about any concerns they
might have regarding the impact of the Y2K
YEAR I RAN IN THE WOODS, THE
No Shooting Productions
Alan, an idealistic young actor, finds himself
trapped in a student film from hell. Initially
excited at the prospect of working with Glen,
the film’s director, he discovers to his horror,
that the director has no idea what his film is about.
As Glen’s demands become more outrageous, Alan
knows he has to make a decision.
YEAR OF FEAR
Documentary Over 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: Newsco
Year of Fear is an inside look at what happened to
the welfare system after Ontario’s Harris
Government gave it a chop. Desmond Smith &
Howard Green document the chilling effects of a
YEAR OF THE LION
Prod. Co.: Mossanen Productions
Loosely based on Choderlos de Laclos’
controversial 1782 novel, “Les Liaisons
Dangereuses”, Year of the Lion is a provocative
dance drama created for television. The film blends
dance, music and drama in exploring the lives of a
contemporary married couple.
Prod. Co.: Jessie Wallace
For years, quirky Fayette and wretched old Roy
have endured a lifetime together of unhappiness and
routine. The surreal bond between them is tested
with the intrusion of a little visitor. A magical story
in which a little yellow bird brings about joy in the
most unexpected ways.
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