Checking Out The Winterlude Press Launch

I made sure to bring my warmest hat to work when I headed out the door this morning, because I knew I’d be attending the media launch event for the 2013 edition of Winterlude at City Hall. The organization where I work, The Canadian Film Institute, is one of 75 programming partners for this year’sContinue reading “Checking Out The Winterlude Press Launch”

Ottawa Sun Paywall Goes Up Today: Is This Really Going To Work?

Across the country, newspapers are beginning to set up paywalls to access their online content. They’re all implementing this policy within a few months of each other. Talk about collusion! But that’s a whole other conspiracy. I’m disappointed to see that Sun Media is implementing this policy starting today. Having moved to Ottawa a yearContinue reading “Ottawa Sun Paywall Goes Up Today: Is This Really Going To Work?”

Ottawa: Select City to Participate in Worldwide Launch Party of Sigur Rƒ³s: Valtari Film Experiment

Press release I wrote for an upcoming event featuring Icelandic rock band, Sigur Rƒ³s. CANADIAN FILM INSTITUTE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‚ Ottawa chosen as select city to participate in worldwide launch party of Sigur Rƒ³s: Valtari Film Experiment ‚ OTTAWA (November 29, 2012) €œ The Canadian Film Institute (CFI), is pleased to announce that Ottawa will beContinue reading “Ottawa: Select City to Participate in Worldwide Launch Party of Sigur Rƒ³s: Valtari Film Experiment”

IABC Breakfast

I was up early on Thursday morning. I climbed out of bed at around 6:45am (early for me) to attend a breakfast organized by the Ottawa Chapter of the IABC. When I was a Public Relations student in college a few years ago, my consumables fee included a membership fee with IABC. After I graduated,Continue reading “IABC Breakfast”

Keeping Busy at the European Union Film Festival

Work is extra busy right now as we’re in the midst of our last major film fest of the year, the European Union Film Festival. Now in its 27th year, the EUFF is probably Ottawa’s most prestigious film fest of the year. 26 EU embassies get on board, as we screen a film each countryContinue reading “Keeping Busy at the European Union Film Festival”