Our feature doc Black Zombie was recently accepted into the Breakthrough program at the DOC Institute. This program offers a select group of participants the opportunity to develop and hone their pitch materials in preparation for the 2018 Hot Docs International Documentary Festival. Learn more about the program and the participating filmmakers here.
We collaborated with filmmaker & animator Luke Mistruzzi from Powerline Films to make this psychedelic video for Toronto-based band Language Arts. The film features footage shot in the streets of Hamilton, the beaches of Oaxaca, and the mountains of BC — paired with found footage and projected through a giant kaleidoscope. Learn more at Canadian Beats and watch the video below.
Our short documentary, co-produced with Tangent Motion Pictures, screens at the 15th Annual Regent Park Film Festival. A local favourite, this festival is Toronto’s only free community film festival! Today, as Regent Park undergoes a fifteen year re-development, the Festival works to bring together the many diverse communities that exist in the neighbourhood to enjoy and engage with film as a means of artistic expression and a catalyst for change.
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.
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!
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.
To learn more about the creators behind The Gaze, check out this recent interview with Aisha and Maya in THIS IS WORLD TOWN.
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 Air Canada’s in-flight entertainment system, spring 2017.
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 using a CBC show as a case study. More here.
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.
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!
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!
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 monthly show that features electronic music produced by women, and Skin Tight, a strictly vinyl, bi-weekly show that plays soul music from around the world.