COMIC BOOK CREATORS
Meeches Video Productions Inc
For thousands of years, the visual arts have been
a way for Canada’s Aboriginal people to express
themselves, share information, and provide
imagery for stories and legends. Today, this art
has evolved and progressed in methodology and
style, but the core meaning remains a means of
sharing stories from the Aboriginal point of
view. For younger people, this ancient tradition is
being kept alive through cutting edge design, stylish
comic books and a new form of contemporary art
that is unique from anything seen before.
COMIC BOOK CREATORS/TWO SPIRITED
Meeches Video Productions Inc
The Sharing Circle is a celebration of life that
embraces people from all races and cultures. Hosted
by series creator, Lisa Meeches, the Sharing Circle
delivers an intimate and detailed look at each story,
while still remaining true to the roots of Aboriginal
COMING TO HER SENSES
Prod. Co.: Cineworks Independent Filmmakers
The theme of sensuality is whimsically explored in
this package of 6 short films by 6 female
filmmakers who were each asked to peek at, tune
into, touch on, sniff, savour and intuit on one of 6
COMING TO TERMS
Prod. Co.: Resolute Pictures Inc.
Damian sinks into desperation as he realizes that
both he and his family have an arduous journey
ahead if they are to heal old wounds and come to
terms with his dawning sexuality.
Documentary Short Subject
Prod. Co.: Beetle Box Media
Comitium is a four minute film that spans two
thousand years. The film explores how modern day
passions for history, ideas, architecture and
democracy find life in a building destined for the
COMPANY JASMINE: Women Field Officer
Documentary Over 30 Mins (Int)
Prod. Co.: Katzir Productions
This documentary follows four outstanding young
women cadets and their commanding officer, who
go through the most difficult and prestigious officer
school for women.
COMPANY MAN, A
Prod. Co.: BDQ Productions
For Jim, with retirement comes loneliness,
anxiety, and isolation. Continually confronted
by Harvey, his obnoxious neighbour, Jim finds
salvation in the place he least expected.
Prod. Co.: Rigtown Pictures
Following a mysterious lab accident, a respected
chemical engineer, is fired from his job. He
arrives home only to find company
representatives removing anything that could
have ever connected him to working there.
Prod. Co.: Barna-Alper Productions
Dr. Norman Bethune’s innovative use of
medicine saved thousands of lives – tuberculosis
patients in Canada, wounded soldiers in the
Spanish Civil War and Chinese communists who
were battling the Japanese Imperial Army in
1939. But his stubbornness and inability to tow
the party line often created unsolvable problems
Documentary Point of View
Prod. Co.: Top Dollar Sisters Productions Inc.
‘Comrade Dad’ is a half-hour documentary
about Wally Lee, a controversial activist in
Vancouver’s Chinatown who ran the bookstore
China Arts & Crafts, which sold products and
propaganda from Mainland China throughout
1960-1980. This biography explore both the
person and how his beliefs affected his family
during the cultural revolution.
Documentary Under 30 Mins
Prod. Co.: York University
Concrete Ambitions, filmed as a day in the life
of reclusive artist Peter Camani, introduces us to
Peter’s singular lifestyle, the sources of his
bizarre inspiration and the obstacles encountered
along the way to accomplishing his
CONFESSIONS OF A RABID DOG
Prod. Co.: Sienna Films
Confessions Of A Rabid Dog explores the
emotional landscape of Montreal’s heroin scene.
Prod. Co.: Societe Radio-Canada
During the night of February 10-11, 1963, the
wood cutters on strike wanted to stop the
farmers from sending wood to the paper mill in
Spruce Falls. In the resulting conflict, three
stickers were killed and eight injured. Forty
years later witnesses recount for the first time
the tragic drama they lived through that night.
CONJUROR IN THE MAKING, THE
Prod. Co.: Reel Time Images/Barna-Alper
A documentary chronicling Patrick Watson,
broadcaster, etc. and David Ben, ex-corporate
tax layer, who decided to create a modern-day
version of a 19th century magic show. They
become a surrogate father and son who eschew
convention and join the circus.
Documentary General Subject
Prod. Co.: BLT Productions
Connections follows a Trans-Atlantic
collaboration of creative youth. Two theatre
schools, one in Halifax, NS, and one in
Plymouth, UK, combined talents to talk about
the spirit of youth.
Prod. Co: Chikak Communications Ltd.
Three families – three stories from across
Canada that reflects how “Family Resource
Programs” support all kinds of families and how
they strengthen early childhood development
through community connections.
Prod. Co.: The Co-operators
Two former financial institution employees
discuss frauds they committed and the
consequences they have suffered as a result.
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