Quick Design Tip: Create Better Presentations by Using Canva and Unsplash

This article was first published on my LinkedIn profile.  Improve the quality of your PowerPoint presentations by using Canva templates and enhancing them with images from Unsplash.com. Canva’s Presentations library offers many free templates that you can use to build your presentation. They’re great to use because they combine good design with vibrant images. FindingContinue reading “Quick Design Tip: Create Better Presentations by Using Canva and Unsplash”

My Latest Video for Today’s Renovators

This is the latest video I’ve put together for the Ottawa based Today’s Renovators. In a recent post, I showcased the first Today’s Renovator’s video I produced and talked about the do-it-yourself approach I take when making these simple kind of videos. ‚ The same process was used in this video, as well as a fewContinue reading “My Latest Video for Today’s Renovators”

Check Out My Latest Video – Home Renovation by Today’s Renovators

This past week, I was able to complete a video project I had been working on throughout November. You can see view it at the top of this page. Working with Today’s Renovators, an Ottawa-based company, I shot and produced a video that showcased a home they’ve just renovated and are planning to flip. YouContinue reading “Check Out My Latest Video – Home Renovation by Today’s Renovators”

At the Ottawa International Animation Festival

Every September, for five days, Ottawa becomes the centre of the animation universe as the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) takes over downtown. Aside from mainstream stuff, like The Simpsons and Family Guy, I don’t really consider myself very knowledgeable when it comes to animation. I discovered this festival, because I worked here, in theContinue reading “At the Ottawa International Animation Festival”

Canada Council for the Arts’ New Website

Since late March, I’ve been working with The Canada Council for the Arts web team, as we prepared to launch a new website. My small‚ contribution to this giant project has been some graphic design work and the editing of artist images to ensure that they display properly on our responsive site. On June 4th, theContinue reading “Canada Council for the Arts’ New Website”

Work Stuff: Ottawa’s Latin American Film Festival is Almost Here

This week at work, the majority of my efforts went towards preparing for the press conference for the Latin American Film Festival. Held at the Embassy of Cuba, the event was a success, as we garnered media coverage from multiple Ottawa media outlets. Here’s the press release I drafted up, some photos of the eventContinue reading “Work Stuff: Ottawa’s Latin American Film Festival is Almost Here”

Press Release: Francophone Cinema of the World Comes to Ottawa

OTTAWA (February 28, 2013) – Films from across the French-speaking world are coming to Ottawa at the 11th annual DiverCinƒ© – les ƒ©crans de la Francophonie du monde film festival running from March 8th to March 17th. Organized by the Embassy of France to Canada and the Department of Canadian Heritage, in partnership with theContinue reading “Press Release: Francophone Cinema of the World Comes to Ottawa”

Chatting With American Filmmaker, Hal Hartley

Earlier this month, I was able to meet and interview American Independent filmmaker Hal Hartley. He was in town as part of a special retrospective celebrating his remarkable career. A quick summary: Hal Hartley burst onto the film circuit in the late eighties and early nineties, with films that helped launch the careers of starsContinue reading “Chatting With American Filmmaker, Hal Hartley”

Press Release – Bright Nights: The Baltic-Nordic Film Fest Celebrates Winter On The Big Screen

CANADIAN FILM INSTITUTE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA (February 6th, 2013) €œ The Canadian Film Institute (CFI), in collaboration with the Embassies of the Baltic and Nordic nations, is proud to present the 3rd annual Bright Nights: The Baltic-Nordic Film Festival running on select dates from February 8th through March 1st. Featuring some of the world’sContinue reading “Press Release – Bright Nights: The Baltic-Nordic Film Fest Celebrates Winter On The Big Screen”