Alumni Films Selected for 'Canada's Top 10'

By CFC Staff December 05, 2012 22:30

TIFF has unveiled its selections for their annual Canada's Top Ten presentation. Congratulations to our alumni and program participants who have films screening:

In Top 10 Features:

  • The End of Time: producer Ingrid Veninger ('00), cinematographer Nick de Pencier ('97)
  • Rebelle (War Witch): producers Marie-Claude Poulin & Pierre Even participated in the 2011 Telefilm Canada Features Comedy Lab, with their feature film project Birthmarked
  • Stories We Tell: director/writer Sarah Polley ('01) and producer Anita Lee ('01). Stories We Tell was developed with the assistance of the CFC NFB Documentary Program.

In Top 10 Shorts:

  • Malody: actor Alex Paxton-Beesley ('10)

The series will also feature a special in conversation event with alumna Sarah Polley on Saturday, January 5 at 3:30 p.m.

The acclaimed filmmaker and actor joins Cameron Bailey for an onstage conversation about her career, with a special focus on her most recent work. Discussion topics will include the virtues of working in Canada, Polley's move from performer to director, the differences between documentary and fiction filmmaking, and the genesis of her 2012 Canada's Top Ten selection.

All screenings and events take place at TIFF Bell Lightbox from January 4-13, 2013. For the full Canada's Top 10 list, showtimes, and to purchase tickets, please CLICK HERE