Countdown to CIFF: #1. So many short films

For the 10 days leading up to CIFF’s opening gala, I’ll be posting a quick write-up per day on some of my favourite movies at the fest. I’m not exactly unbiased — CIFF does give me a paycheque, after all — but these posts are my own opinions and not those of the festival. And … Continue reading

A morbid distraction: Fallen Art

Shorts have been on my mind lately, given that my day job has me watching a seemingly endless stream of them. But, since most filmmakers wouldn’t appreciate me leaking their festival screeners, I figured I’d share a dark gem that I saw at the Melbourne International Animation Festival back in 2005, a fine festival that … Continue reading