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Foncie’s Fotos Documentary

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I have always loved going through my grandparents’ old photo albums showing their houses, streets, and activities that took place when Vancouver was still being shaped into what it has become today. One of my most cherished photos of my Opa (grandfather) is one that was taken by legendary street photographer Foncie Pulice on Granville […]

The Rush: Mike and Fiona Go National and Social

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Back in October the Vancouver-based television talk show Urban Rush got an overhaul as beloved long-time hosts Michael Eckford and Fiona Forbes went national. The show’s name changed to simply The Rush and it got bumped up on Shaw and Shaw Direct with national and local segments. The biggest change was probably in the way […]

CBC Open House & Food Bank Day 2012

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CBC Vancouver is opening its doors, newsroom, and studio to the public for their 26th annual Open House and Food Bank Day donation drive. On Friday, December 7, 2012 from 5:30am until 7:00pm you can stop by the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre at 700 Hamilton to catch live radio broadcasts like Early Edition live in […]

Mykelti Williamson’s Bubba Style

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Mykelti Williamson Press Photo Mykelti Williamson, known best for his role as “Bubba” in the Academy Award-Winning Forrest Gump, is currently in Vancouver filming a movie for the Lifetime network. I had the chance to catch up with him to talk a bit about his current project, and a lot about his new venture into […]

VFS Summer Intensives: The Business of Screenwriting

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Disclosure: Review — I am not being paid to attend, or cover the VFS courses. I found this to be a unique opportunity and decided to sit in for a few hours each day upon invitation of VFS staff. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

This week I have gone back to school, kind of. The world-renown Vancouver Film School has invited me into their Summer Intensives classes, which are brief crash-courses, each representing a slice of a full multi-month program and course load. The intensives run for eight hours, five days this week and should they desire, students can […]