Monthly Archives: June 2009

CFC Media Lab is Hiring a New Production Manager!

After much hard and amazing work at the Lab Tina is off to grad school in Geneva so we are looking for a new Production Manager. The deadline for applications is on Sunday July 5th so if you are interested let me know asap! Cheers, Anthea +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ MANAGER, PRODUCTION PROGRAMS | CFC MEDIA LAB DEADLINE […]


THE NFB-TVO CALLING CARD PROGRAM INVITES ONTARIANS TO MAKE NEW-MEDIA AND BROADCAST DOCUMENTARIES. Winning teams receive $45,000 , mentorship and an online or broadcast launch. Documentaries must be original, character-driven narratives with a focus on social, political and cultural issues.  Submission deadline is August 31st, 2009. For more information please visit:

RYBERG CURATED VIDEOS. What a fantastic idea.

It’s no surprise that our own Darren Wershler is one of the curators of this awesome project, along with some other amazing local authors. I love that rather than saying all YouTube videos are shitty they have been finding lovely ways to use them to tell stories and share experiences through the huge – vast […]


Alumni Sharon Switzer attended the Media Lab in 2006 and was part of the team that created Things Left Unsaid. She is founder of the Toronto Urban Film Festival which is currently accepting submissions. Bio Sharon Switzer (b. 1966, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada) An artist and curator, Switzer has been exhibiting her media art since […]

strategies for everything 2.0

This was the talk everyone was talking about at nextMEDIA in Banff…. [and not just because he is a freaking genius with Power Point - i know it sounds like an oxymoron but its true.] A bunch of other talks are also online at if you didn’t get a chance […]

Chocolate box is hiring a ‘social media outreach’ person or two.

We’re looking for a “social media outreach” person or two.  It’s for two of our documentaries – CAT LADIES and PEEP ME. We want someone to: Research groups and interested parties who could be interested in our films and spread the word on the films and activities that we’ll be doing to the relevant online […]

post init updates

init was lovely, interesting, engaging etc… but don’t just take my word for it: Live cinema, epic theatre I’ve meaning to get this blog written for a week, but my real job kept getting in the way. Last weekend I spend about 14 hours consuming art, or rather being consumed by it. I’m still blathering […]

CFC Media LAB IAEP Prototype Preview

We are super excited about the three new projects and all of our new graduates! Please come on down to the CFC Media Lab and celebrate with us, see exciting new works and meet some lovely people… a.xo

*NEW* TUFF $2500 prize for emerging filmmakers, sponsored by the City of Toronto

CFC Media Lab Alumni Sharon Switzer founded this amazing film festival which continues to grow and attract a high level of talented filmmakers. TORONTO URBAN FILM FESTIVAL Silent 1-Minute Films on the TTC SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2009 Trinity Square Video Pitch Deadline: June 15, 2009 Share your film with an audience of 1.3 million […]