CinemaSpiel Interview: Claude Foisy, Music Composer for White Noise and Pontypool

movie music composer

I may not have been posting here very regularly but believe me, I’ve been a busy boy. I’m putting a lot of my efforts into a little movie discussion podcast called CinemaSpiel with partners-in-crime, Jason Whyte and Kyle Wells, with producer Lance Gilson and sound mixer Buddy Thatcher. The chit chat has been great, but […]

CinemaSpiel Interviews: Tide Lines and The Desert Fish

Tide lines The Desert Fish

Tide Lines and The Desert Fish. Our interview series of the Victoria Film Festival continues for our brand spanking new, CinemaSpiel. Unfortunately Kyle Wells couldn’t join us but Jason Whyte and myself kept the machine moving with some pretty amazing guests. First, we spoke to producer Arwen Hunter and director Andrew Naysmith about their documentary Tide Lines, on OceanGybe and fighting […]

CinemaSpiel Interviews: Siddharth and Our Man in Tehran

Richie Mehta Siddharth

The Victoria Film Festival is well underway and our merry band of CinemaSpiel podcasters (me, Jason Whyte and Kyle Wells) had the pleasure of interviewing not one, but two film makers. Thanks to our producer Lance Gilson, we had the pleasure of talking to Siddharth Director Richie Mehta as well as the creators of Iranian […]

Good Film Chatting: Get on the Doc Bus

Open Cinema Documentary

Picture this: you love documentaries. I don’t mean L-U-V, love. I mean L-O-V-I’m-so-giddy-for-documentary-film-I-can’t-hide-it-E. What would you do about it? How would you show your love and spread the gospel? Well, if you’re Mandy Leith, you’d buy a van, start a crowdsourcing project on Indiegogo and plan to bring the awareness to the entire freaking country […]

Good Film Chatting: Pic A Flic Video

Pic A Flic Video

Video stores do still exist. They may be a bit more elusive but your neighbour rental outlet is still out there, providing a community for movie lovers to mingle and peruse. Recently, I connected with Rob Nesbitt, co-owner of a Victoria, BC landmark: Pic A Flic Video, over the death of Roger Ebert. As technology continues […]