The Haircut in Production

We are officially green lit to start production on our next film THE HAIRCUT with support from CBC Short Docs. We look forward to sharing more updates as we head on this next adventure.  

INNews  The HaircutSeptember 14, 2017
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The Foreigner Premieres on CBC Television

The Foreigner will be premiering this Sunday, July 2nd on CBC as part of the Canadian Reflections late night lineup! Don’t miss this must-see television event of the season. More information can be found online at CBC Canadian Reflections. Also, be sure to fall in love with our new poster by the talented Sandra Dans!

INNews  The ForeignerJune 26, 2017
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The Gaze is now a Podcast

THE GAZE is back in podcast form! Join filmmakers Aisha Jamal and Maya Annik Bedward for Season Two as they sit down with three Indigenous filmmakers to discuss the creative, commercial and emotional labour of making film in Canada. Listen to E1S2 with Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, director of the critically acclaimed film, Angry Inuk below. You can also subscribe to future …

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#GGArts 2017 Winners Film Commission

The Canada Council in partnership with the Independent Media Arts Alliance commissioned a series of short films on the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Third Culture Media had the pleasure to make a film on Toronto-based visual artist, Shelagh Keeley. Directed by Maya Annik Bedward, the film is now available online and on …

INFeature  NewsFebruary 17, 2017
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CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship

Third Culture founder, Maya Annik Bedward, receives CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship. The comprehensive five-day mentorship provides insights into production, branding, acquisition, strategy, research and scheduling, from a broadcaster perspective. Through comprehensive one-on-one sessions with expert staff, Maya will learn how CBC operates behind-the-scenes, what motivates decisions behind programming, and understand how various departments interconnect by …

INNewsNovember 24, 2016
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A Hidden History Premiers at NOFF

We are returning to NOLA! Our short documentary, A Hidden History: The Story of the New Orleans Tribune, will premier at the New Orleans Film Festival this fall! You can find a full list of programming here.

INNews  The New Orleans TribuneAugust 24, 2016
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Thank you from The Foreigner!

The success of THE FOREIGNER has much to do with the many supporters, who helped make it happen! Without your time, monetary and emotional support, we would not be here today. For those who generously donated to our Indiegogo fundraising campaign, your perks are on their way! Keep an eye out for them in your …

INThe ForeignerAugust 18, 2016
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The Foreigner Online with NSI Short Film Festival

THE FOREIGNER ends its festival run with the National Screen Institute Online Short Film Festival! Hold your loved ones close and watch the film in the comfort of your own home now until October 31st!

INNews  The ForeignerAugust 15, 2016
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The Foreigner on Air Canada

enRoute selected The Foreigner to be part of the 2016 Summer Programming for Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge flights worldwide. Be sure to catch the film on your next domestic or international flight!

INNews  The ForeignerJune 10, 2016
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Enroute to Yorkton

The Foreigner will be screening this month at the Yorkton Film Festival, North America’s longest running film festival. Our short is also nominated for two Golden Sheaf Awards in the Emerging Filmmaker and Multicultural categories. See you in Saskatchewan!

INThe ForeignerMay 22, 2016
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The Gaze on Toronto Radio Project

We just launched The Gaze on the Toronto Radio Project (TRP)! Co-hosted by Aisha Jamal and Maya Annik Bedward, the Gaze is a monthly one hour show about race, gender and cultural representation in film. Be sure to catch us live every fourth Tuesday at 9pm. And check out some other great TRP shows including Work in Progress, a …

INNewsMarch 30, 2016
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Double Win for The Foreigner at WIFT-T Showcase

Our film The Foreigner won both Audience Choice Award and Best of Showcase Award last night at the WIFT showcase! It was an honour to have the film play alongside the work of such a talented group of women. Thank you to the team and membership at Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) for their continued support!

INNews  The ForeignerMarch 25, 2016
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Q & A with Maya Bedward

We had a lot of fun doing this interview and reminiscing about the time we made The Foreigner.  Thank you again to our incredible team for pulling off this great film! If you haven’t seen the film yet, check it out this Wednesday at the Royal for the Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) showcase. Screening starts …

INNews  The ForeignerMarch 20, 2016
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The Foreigner at WIFT-T Showcase

We are very pleased to announce The Foreigner was selected to play next month at the Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) showcase . The showcase features 8 short films by Canadian women, selected by a jury of 11 women, all working in the screen-based industry. The screening takes place at The Royal …

INFeature  The ForeignerFebruary 16, 2016
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Presenting at What Makes a Man

This Friday we’re very excited to be discussing the reasons behind Third Culture Media at What Makes a Man, an annual conference hosted by the White Ribbon Campaign. Check out the line-up for the day long event here.

INCompanyFebruary 9, 2016
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Shooting on Location in New Orleans

We just returned from a great trip shooting preliminary footage for our next film in New Orleans. While visiting the city, we met some great people, including Mr. Leon Waters, a local activist who dedicates his time providing Hidden History Tours to tourists in order to shed light on local historical events that have been too easily forgotten. …

INNews  ZombieDecember 15, 2015
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Presenting at Power of the Arts

Third Culture will be presenting this week at the annual Power of the Arts National Forum. Co-organized by the Michaëlle Jean Foundation and Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Power of the Arts convenes researchers, policymakers, urban planners, youth and artists to discuss the ways in which using art as a tool for social change …

INCompanyNovember 3, 2015
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The Foreigner Screens at The Female Eye

More good news! The Foreigner screens as part of The Female Eye Film Festival’s Official Selection this week! We can’t wait to mingle with some of the best female filmmakers from around the globe!

INThe ForeignerJune 17, 2015
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The Foreigner Receives Honourable Mention at Breakthroughs

We are very touched to receive an honourable mention at this year’s Breakthroughs Film Festival. This festival had by far the strongest selection of short dramatic films. We can’t wait to attend the festival again next year!

INNews  The ForeignerJune 15, 2015
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Mentoring with the Unravel Film Project

We had the pleasure of mentoring a group of young women in East Scarborough through the Unravel Project. As their mentors, we helped them work towards production of their first short film, which they shot last week! Super proud of theses ladies, one of whom woke up the morning after Prom to make the shoot! The …

INCompanyJune 10, 2015
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The Foreigner Screens at Breakthroughs Film Fest

Our short film THE FOREIGNER screens at the fourth edition of the Breakthroughs Film Festival in Toronto. Breakthroughs is the only festival of its kind in Canada dedicated to supporting short films by young female filmmakers.

INNews  The ForeignerJune 1, 2015
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The Foreigner Wins at aluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival

Our director, Maya Annik Bedward won the 2015 Best Latin – Canadian Female Director Award last week at the aluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival for her short narrative THE FOREIGNER. Congrats to all the winners of the evening including Betzabé Garcia, who won Best Film for her film PORCELANA.

INNews  The ForeignerApril 29, 2015
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The Foreigner Premiers at aluCine Film + Media Arts Festival

We are very excited to announce that THE FOREINGER will premier next month at the aluCine Latin Film + Media Arts Festival as part of the IDENTIDAD, LATIN CANADIAN CONTEMPORARY program! Information about the festival and details about the screening can be found here.

INThe ForeignerMarch 3, 2015
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Sour Paradise Makes Top 10 Video List of 2014

BlogTO announced yesterday their top 10 Toronto Music Videos of 2014. The roster includes “Habitat” by Austra, “The Riverbed” by Owen Pallett, and our very own, “Sour Paradise” by Petra Glynt. Check out the full list here.

INNews  Sour ParadiseDecember 16, 2014
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Third Culture Launches in Distillery

Third Culture launched last month with a screening party for THE FOREIGNER in the Distillery District. Over 300 people were in attendance to watch the film and dance to the beautiful sounds of Forro Nite, Primitiva, DJ Firecracker and DJ Drumspeak. A big thank you to Cabinet Furniture, Big Village, vanGray, the bands and all the volunteers for …

INCompany  NewsJuly 27, 2014
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The Foreigner Release Party

Not to miss – a special preview screening of THE FOREIGNER and live music from the film with Forró Nite! A free event for our community, Friday, May 30th in the distillery. Poster Design by Angela Vargas.

INThe ForeignerMay 1, 2014
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The Foreigner Teaser

Thanks to the generous support of Warp Design Group and our Indiegogo campaign supporters, our dramatic short, THE FOREIGNER is almost done. Here is a glimpse of what’s to come!

INNews  The ForeignerApril 29, 2014
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