Strategic Partners

Film crisis 'exciting opportunity to re-invent ourselves' – keynote message at Strategic Partners 2011

Tue, 09/20/2011

(Halifax, NS, September 20, 2011) The film world is witnessing the end of an era – and the beginning of a new, and potentially invigorating cycle – according to Michel Reilhac keynote speaker at Strategic Partners 2011.

“It's an exciting opportunity to re-invent ourselves. Challenging and risky as any unchartered territory,” the Head of Cinema at Arte France told select film, television and multi-platform producers from 13 countries who converged on Halifax Sept. 15-18.

Strategic Partners tackles private financing, brand integration and transmedia during 2011 panel events

Tue, 08/30/2011

(Halifax, NS, August 30, 2011) Strategic Partners 2011 blows the lid off the most pressing issues facing today’s film and television co-production landscape.

Private financing, branded content and transmedia are the panel discussion topics at the Atlantic Film Festival’s co-production market focusing on feature film, television fiction and multi-platform projects, set for Halifax Sept. 15-18.

As part of The Shortest Day celebration, the Atlantic Film Festival offers free short film programs for kids and families at the NEW Halifax Central Library, December 20 & 21

The Atlantic Film Festival is pleased to partner with the National Film Board of Canada, Quebec’s SODEC, Telefilm Canada and the Halifax Central Library to screen two short film programs as part of The Shortest Day 2014 celebration of Canadian short films. The free screenings, including one Kids Program and one Family Program, will be presented at the NEW Halifax Central Library, December 20 and 21.

2014 Keynote & Panel Videos

Keynote Presentation — Peter Gerard, Head of Content and Audience Engagement, Vimeo

Atlantic Filmmaker Focus: Andrea Dorfman

The Atlantic Film Festival is a champion of Atlantic Canadian filmmakers. In keeping with this promise, every month we profile some of the most incredibly talented people in the filmmaking industry today. This month, we look at Halifax filmmaker Andrea Dorfman.

Andrea's most recent film Heartbeat opens at Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane in Halifax, NS, Friday, November 21.

We caught up with Andrea recently to talk about filmmaking and the making of Heartbeat.

ViewFinders presents screening at 14th annual Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, Nov. 8

A production of the Atlantic Film Festival, ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival For Youth will present a screening of short films at the 14th annual Silver Wave Film Festival at the Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne in Fredericton this Saturday, November 8 at 12 noon. Admission is free.

Thank you from the 34th Atlantic Film Festival team!

The 34th Atlantic Film Festival would like to recognize the hard work and dedication of all its staff and volunteers.

The 34th Atlantic Film Festival Audience Award presented to HOW TO BE DEADLY

Congratulations to How To Be Deadly! The Atlantic Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature honours the exceptional innovation and talent demonstrated by filmmakers in this year's festival program. The Audience Award for Best Feature was chosen, well...by you, the audience! Tiffany Spencer has won a trip for two to Montreal (accommodation and airfare paid!) from TTI Travel.

10x10 Winners: Like A Motorcycle and Jenna Marks!

Congratulations to Like A Motorcycle and Jenna Marks for their winning music video Hands! 10 Atlantic Canadian filmmakers and 10 Atlantic Canadian musicians/bands were paired up to produce 10 music videos over 5-days of on-the-ground shooting and editing. Selected filmmakers and musicians had access to video director mentors, professional film equipment and post-production support during the 5-day program. See what they created at the link below!

34th Atlantic Film Festival Awards - Update

More awards to announce! Congratulations to all nominees and winners! The Script Development Award: Singer by Seth Smith and Darcy Spidle. Best French Canadian Film: Mommy, Director - Xavier Dolan, Producer - Xavier Dolan, Nancy Grant, Writer - Xavier Dolan. To see the full list of awards, click below.

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