Tag: Calgary International Film Festival

Backcountry: Nature Is A Horror!

One of the more interesting movies I saw at the Calgary International Film Festival last fall, was Backcountry – an unusual horror story in which nature is the real horror. Backcountry is the first film from Canadian writer/director Adam MacDonald and stars Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue),Jeff Roop (Heartland) and Eric Balfour (Haven). Check out the […]

CIFF: Whiplash Takes Audience Choice Narrative Award; Festival Sets Attendance Record!

The Calgary International Film Festival has released its list of award winners – and Whiplash has won taken the Audience Choice Narrative award, as the festival reached record attendance of nearly 28, 869. That’s a 42% increase from last year’s 20,000 attendees. For  complete list of award winners and more, check out the festival’s press […]

CIFF: The Real Deal!

After seeing twenty films in eight days, I can confirm that Movie Maker got it right. The 15th Calgary International Film Festival was definitely an crowd pleaser. Featuring World, North American and Canadian premieres (in the case of The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, pictured above – both the 2D and 3D North American premieres), as […]