Gift yourself (or someone else)


Hello everyone. As some of you know, I’ve started doing some mixed media collages. Both personalized and my own.  (Note from my wife "They are really beautiful. Like, really really beautiful”.) I’ve been asked by several people when I’m going to sell some of the work I’ve created. So, I’ve decided to take commissions, either …

Metro Shorts Memories: Demmi Dupri


*Metro Shorts was a quarterly film competition hosted and curated by Mostly Water Theatre and produced by The Metro Cinema Society located in the historic Garneau Theatre. It gave Edmonton filmmakers the chance to get their work screened live, adjudicated by professionals, get paid, win prizes, and be forced to make more shorts. It ran for 10 seasons, screened …

Metro Shorts Memories: John Osborne


Metro Shorts was a quarterly film competition hosted and curated by Mostly Water Theatre and produced by The Metro Cinema Society located in the historic Garneau Theatre. It gave Edmonton filmmakers the chance to get their work screened live, adjudicated by professionals, get paid, win prizes, and be forced to make more shorts. It ran for 10 seasons, screened over 400 shorts, and ended in 2019. These stories are a celebration of some of the filmmakers that crossed our paths. 

Words for those hard to describe situations


There are situations in life where words don’t seem to work. These situations seem to be indescribable and baffling. Language, specifically the English language, just doesn’t do situational justice. I am here to remedy that. Here are some stupid words that may help: Arsethsma - adjective: When someone's tone of voice is like a laboured whine; …

Interview with Babak Anvari (Under the Shadow)


UNDER THE SHADOW, written and directed by Iranian born Babak Anvari, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and it broke viewer's  minds, literally (an audience member actually screamed 'I can't handle this' during the show). The follow up to his British Academy of Film and Television Awards nominated short 2x2, Anvari wasted little time …