Searching for Satoshi takes viewers on a global manhunt for the unknown figure behind the creation of Bitcoin. Filmmaker Paul Kemp discusses his four-year journey to uncover one of the greatest tech mysteries of all time.
A new doc about Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati is set to hit the screen at the Whistler Film Festival later this month. Director Chris Roussakis talks cannabis, creativity and re-living one of the most controversial moments in Canadian sports history.
Shorts Not Pants is back at Carlton Cinemas in Toronto this weekend with a packed line-up of local and international shorts. We chat with Festival Director James McNally about how the event has evolved, what we can look forward to this year and tips for preparing your next festival submission.
A rising sommelier must choose between career and friendship in Master of the House. Vancouver filmmaker Dylan Maranda reflects on capitalism, ethnicity and the world of high-end restauranting.
Two siblings are forced to come to terms with their parents’ alternative lifestyle in The Two of Us. Toronto filmmaker Conor Forrest takes us behind-the-scenes of his new family drama.
An aunt’s attempt to protect her gender non-conforming nephew from their family leads to an unexpected revelation in Adore. We talk with filmmaker Beth Warrian about the making of her award-winning dramatic short.
A young woman finds herself transported to different places around the world in her sleep in Goner. We talk with writer-director Trey Martis about the ten-year journey behind his new short.
A newly-wed wife takes her obsession with gardening a bit too far in Weeds Are Flowers, Too. Writer-director Kay Shioma Metchie digs up some of the anxieties buried beneath the surface of her dark comedy.
An indigenous activist embarks on a powerful journey to raise awareness about clean water rights in Boil Alert. Co-directors Stevie Salas and James Burns discuss the human impact of water pollution and premiering their new environmental doc at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival.
A biracial man sets out to learn about his Chinese-Canadian roots in Xie Xie, Ollie. Director James Michael Chiang talks about discovering his cultural identity and screening his debut narrative short at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
A young man’s relentless ambition threatens to derail his success in Express. Filmmaker Ivan D. Ossa discusses the dangers of the hustling mentality and the project’s upcoming premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival.
A night on the town leads to a deadly pursuit for two Indigenous women when one of them is taken into police custody in Redlights. Writer-director-producer Eva Thomas seeks greater awareness of Indigenous issues ahead of the film’s world premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival.
A young woman purchases a Yukon trapline in hopes of finding success as a trapper in The Trapline. We talk with filmmaker Andrea Wing about documenting a dying tradition in one of Canada’s coldest regions.
A first-generation Canadian daughter and her immigrant mother struggle to get through a trip to the doctor in Majboor-e-Mamool. We chat with writer-director Haaris Qadri about the challenges of adapting to life in diaspora and the making of his new family drama.