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”

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”

Press Release: CFI Celebrates Acclaimed American Indie Filmmaker, Hal Hartley

OTTAWA (January 24, 2013) €œ The Canadian Film Institute (CFI), in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America, is pleased to present American Possibility: The Cinema of Hal Hartley, a special retrospective celebrating the career of one of America’s greatest independent filmmakers of the past quarter century. Hal Hartley will be inContinue reading “Press Release: CFI Celebrates Acclaimed American Indie Filmmaker, Hal Hartley”

Press Release: CFI Welcomes Acclaimed Canadian Director Peter Mettler to Ottawa

OTTAWA (January 22nd, 2013) €œ The Canadian Film Institute (CFI), is pleased to present The Enlightened Screen: Peter Mettler, the latest installment of an ongoing screening and guest artist series which profiles Canada’s leading independent filmmakers. On January 31st, the CFI will celebrate the career of the acclaimed Canadian filmmaker, by screening his 2012 release,Continue reading “Press Release: CFI Welcomes Acclaimed Canadian Director Peter Mettler to Ottawa”

Press Release: CFI to Screen Boxing Documentary Directed by Oscar-Nominated Canadian

Press Release I authored for an upcoming event CANADIAN FILM INSTITUTE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‚  CFI to Screen Boxing Documentary Directed by Oscar-Nominated Canadian ‚  OTTAWA (January 16th, 2013) €œ The Canadian Film Institute (CFI), is pleased to present ‚ a special screening of The Boxing Girls of Kabul on Wednesday, January 30th, at 7:00PM. DirectedContinue reading “Press Release: CFI to Screen Boxing Documentary Directed by Oscar-Nominated Canadian”

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”