Dee Shanger

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Yarrrrrr!!! An anthropological-documentary filmmaker & theorist for over 35yrs. I'm a livestream-director & theorist since 2002, and I've been LSin everyday since Oct 15, 2011 until today over @ www.livestream.com/occupytoronto - where we have more First Nations programming then any other livestream channel on the planet eh. We also screen numerous Isuma.tv videos & shows there. Keep up the great work Isuma!!!See more

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  • Dee Shanger (doc filmmaker & livestreamer)

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    Anthropological-documentary filmmaker & theorist for over 35yrs. A livestream-director & theorist since 2002 & LSin everyday since Oct 15, 2011, over @ www.Livestream.com/OccupyToronto - where we have more First Nations programming then any other livestream channel on the planet eh. (Photo (L): Satellite view of global internet map.)

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    uploaded date: 11-02-2013

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  • E-bulletin / November 15, 2013

    uploaded by: imagineNATIVE Film Festival Curated Collection

    channel: imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

    Instigating Critical and Creative Discourse on Indigenous-Made Cinema

    indigiTALKS Video Essays Now Available Online for Viewing

    (November 15, 2013 – Toronto) This year imagineNATIVE presented its inaugural indigiTALKS Video Essay Project. Entertaining, daring and investigative, three Ontario-based artists and curators took the stage at a TED Talks-style production during imagineNATIVE 2013 to present and discuss their commissioned essays. The three artists/curators – Wanda Nanibush, Ariel Smith and Rachelle Dickenson - were challenged to initiate new theses about Indigenous-created film and video works, stimulating and contributing to the much-needed discourse surrounding artistic and cultural themes found in Indigenous-made film and video.

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    More imagineNATIVE News


    Last Chance to See: imagineNATIVE Exhibition


    Trade Marks
    On until November 23
    Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art
    401 Richmond Street West, Suite 124

    Trade Marks presents a new generation of Indigenous artists who, through newly commissioned photographic, video and audio works, challenge working assumptions of who they are. The exhibition contributes to the recently revived conversation on what it is to be Indigenous in Canada today. It also considers how these artists have responded to the imposition of Western systems of classification on non-Western arts and how their artistic practices have been informed by methodologies of decolonization. Curated by Betty Julian, artists include Keesic Douglas, Nigit'stil Norbert, Bear Witness and Meryl McMaster.

    More information: imagineNATIVE.org


    In the Similkameen/Similkameen Crossroads
    On until November 23
    Gallery 44
    401 Richmond Street West, Suite 120

    imagineNATIVE and Gallery 44, with the support of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), are excited to announce the premiere of In the Similkameen, a photo installation by Tyler Hagan. Photographs are gathered as part of the upcoming interactive web documentary Similkameen Crossroads, which is the second project produced under the NFB/imagineNATIVE Digital Media Partnership. The interactive project is available online at nfb.ca/crossroads.

    More information: imagineNATIVE.org
     

    Call for Submissions

     

    ReelWorld Film Festival, Toronto
    Deadline: December 6, 2013

    Each spring, ReelWorld Film Festival presents more than 65 dramatic features, documentaries, shorts and music videos, all of which reflect Aboriginal, Asian, Black, Latino, Middle Eastern, South Asian or other racially diverse communities. Do you have a film you would like to submit? Send it before December 6, 2014.

    More information: www.reelworld.ca

    Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival, Toronto
    Early Bird Deadline: November 22, 2013
    Regular Deadline: December 13, 2013

    The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America's largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of more than 180 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe. Through its industry programs, Hot Docs also provides a full range of professional development, market and networking opportunities for documentary professionals.


    More information: www.hotdocs.ca

    VELOBerlin Film Award 2014
    Deadline: January 17, 2014

    The love for bicycles is still on the rise! Celebrating the worldwide cycling movement, the second edition of VELOBerlin Film Award calls for short films that relate to the theme of “The Love Cycle”. With more than 300 film entries, 20 great nominees and thousands of online voters in the first successful edition held in early 2013, VELOBerlin Film Award 2014 will expand its worldwide scope to include mobile phones and tablets as well as screenings at three bicycle trade shows in Germany.

    More information: www.veloberlinfilmaward.com
     

    Call for Applications


    Nominate a Trailblazer or Visionary Award Recipient, ReelWorld, Toronto
    Deadline: November 15, 2013

    Has someone inspired you to reach beyond what you thought you were capable of?  Consider nominating them for a Trailblazer Award or a Visionary Award. Each year ReelWorld Film Festival (ReelWorld) recognizes excellence and outstanding achievements by people who are making a difference within Canada’s entertainment industry. The Trailblazer Award recognizes the accomplishments of racially diverse Canadian entertainment industry professionals whose work has broadened our horizons. The Visionary Award recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact on the Canadian entertainment industry by opening doors to others and creating lasting change. 

    More information: www.reelworld.ca


    Live! Ammunition! Pitching Contest, Raindance Toronto
    November 20, 2013, 5:30PM to 9:30PM, $10 / FREE for members 
    Revival Bar, 783 College St. West

    This is the number one skill you need to cultivate in the film industry: Describing your film project in a few words with the most powerful imagery so that actors want to act in it, bankers want to bankroll it, and THEY all want to watch it! Your chance to pitch your idea to a panel of experts - and hone this skill. Put a fiver in the hat and two minutes are yours to convince them to read your screenplay in this intense and emotionally charged evening followed by networking drinks. 


    More information: www.raindancecanada.org/toronto

    English Production Incentive Program, Canada Media Fund, Toronto
    Deadline: November 26, 2013 or until all funds have been depleted.

    The Canada Media Fund (CMF) would like to remind stakeholders that the second round of funding for the English Production Incentive Program is now open for eligible applicants. The Program will close on November 26th or until all funds have been depleted, whichever comes first. Only eligible applicants in the following provinces can apply to the English Production Incentive Program: Alberta, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, and Yukon. Please note that all CMF applications must be submitted by eTelefilm. Register now to receive a PIN by mail within 5 days if you do not already have one.

    More information: www.cmf-fmc.ca

    Super Channel Development Fund, Edmonton
    Deadline: November 29, 2013

    Super Channel, Canada's only national English pay television network, is now accepting submissions for the Super Channel Development Fund. Super Channel is committed to helping launch Canada's next generation of filmmaking talent and to enabling established filmmakers reach audiences in Canada and around the world. Through the Super Channel Development Fund they offer crucial financing to Canadian feature films, feature-length documentaries and series. 

    More information: www.superchannel.ca
     

    Workshops + Training

    Script Development Workshop, Film Training Manitoba, Winnipeg
    November 30 - December 1, 2013, 10AM to 5PM, $100
    Red River College, Princess Street Campus, Room W411

    Veteran Story Editor, Ken Chubb, will lead this two-day advanced workshop on screenwriting. Participants will learn how to develop their projects for the screen and how to set up an effective script development process. By using examples and showcasing video clips, the instructor will focus on training participants in the craft of storytelling, screenwriting, script analysis, genres and styles, development of story structure, characters, and re-writing skills. Participants will be required to pitch a story they currently have in development. Each pitch will take place in a group environment and will be approximately 3 minutes in length.

    More information: www.filmtrainingmanitoba.mb.ca

    Fall Workshops, Charles Street Video, Toronto
    November 2013

    Charles Street Video (CSV) offers a number of workshops on an on-going basis on the use of their most commonly-rented production gear and post-production software, as well as occasional special sessions on other available technologies, or on particular issues of interest. Workshops are open to both members and non-members. Members pay reduced rates. Student Special: Students attending a Canadian institution pay only 50% of the non-member rate for workshops. Student rate registrations must be done in person, with valid student ID, at CSV during office hours.  

    More information: www.charlesstreetvideo.com

    The Oberhausen Seminar, Oberhausen
    Deadline: February 1, 2014

    The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, in conjunction with LUX (London) and The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar (New York), is introducing a new programme segment which will be held for the first time during the 60th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (1 to 6 May, 2014). The Seminar is an experimental course exploring contemporary artists' moving image practice in the context of a renowned international film

    festival. Led by a curator, it is designed to provide a platform where art and cinema meet. The first edition will be led by curator, filmmaker and historian Federico Windhausen. 

    More information: www.kurzfilmtage.de

     

    Jobs + Volunteer

    Part-Time Faculty Positions, Humber College, Toronto
    Deadline: November 17, 2013

    Humber is a leader and innovator in postsecondary and postgraduate education, and the perfect place to embark on an exciting career in higher learning. At Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, they strive for excellence in polytechnic education. They stand behind the people they employ and support them in reaching their personal and professional goals. They work together as a team to provide our students, faculty and staff with an inspiring, innovative and energetic academic environment.

    More information: www.nationtalk.ca

     

    Events + Announcements

    Empire of Dirt - In Toronto Theatres November 22

    Going home was never an option for single mother Lena Mahikan (Cara Gee). But when her 13-year-old, Peeka (Shay Eyre) overdoses in the streets of Toronto, she is forced to return home to her estranged mother and face a life-long legacy of shame and resentment. Empire of Dirt is a story about second chances and summoning the power of family to soothe the pain of cyclical damage.

    More information: www.imagineNATIVE.org

    Uqalimakkanirit

    uploaded date: 18-11-2013

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