Talent Fund supported filmmakers Shasha Nakhai, Martin Edralin and Priscilla Galvez on the Maple Popcorn Podcast

Talent Fund supported filmmakers Martin Edralin, Priscilla Galvez and Shasha Nakhai were featured on Telefilm Canada’s podcast Maple Popcorn, discussing the Filipino-Canadian diaspora represented in contrasting narratives — one on growing up in Scarborough and the other on growing old in Islands – and the importance of diasporic communities’ representation in Canadian film and television.

With his joyful diaspora rom-com, Faran Moradi wants to widen the lens of Iranian cinema

The Iranian Canadian director’s new film Tehranto challenges the ‘miserabilist tendencies’ in films from Iran.

Pakistani-Canadian Horror Film ‘In Flames’ Wins Top Prize at Red Sea Film Festival Amid Calls for Peace in Palestine

Zarrar Kahn’s ‘In Flames’ is heading to Toronto Intl Film Fest post Cannes premiere

‘This Place’ Embraces the Flaws and Contradictions of a Real Love Story

Joseph Amenta imagines a world where queer kids are free in their new film Soft

Antoine Bourges’ unconventional filmmaking captures the rhythms of real life onscreen

Antoine Bourges didn’t decide to make films because he fell in love with what he was seeing on screens. Instead, the director — who splits his time between Vancouver and Toronto — chose to pursue filmmaking during his college years because of what wasn’t on screen.

Review: Multidimensional ‘Framing Agnes’ elevates trans voices from the past

The docudrama “Framing Agnes” is a fascinating, multidimensional, mosaic-like glimpse at transgender life from the 1950s to today as interpreted by — and through — a group of transmasculine and transfeminine performers and creatives and one uniquely impressive academic.

Graham Foy wins big at the 71st IFFMH

Winner of the FIPRESCI Award and the Student Award 2022 International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg A huge congrats to director Graham Foy and the team of ‘The Maiden’ for their two awards and an honourable mention at Film Festival Mannheim Heidelberg! Read the heartwarming jury statements below: https://www.iffmh.de/news-archive/preisverleihung-2022/index_eng.html

Jason Karman’s “Golden Delicious” look at growing up