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By Craig Phillips

Filmmakers and movie geeks take note: a revolution is underfoot, one that will change the way movies reach the masses. It's called Video-on-Demand. With more films made than festivals and theaters can accomodate, and with in-roads to studios full of obstacles and dead ends, too many quality films end up languishing in basements. VOD may be the answer, with the potential rewards far greater than the small costs involved. GreenCine's Craig Phillips takes a look at what this may mean for the independent filmmaker.

Page 01/25/2005 - 1:00am

By Sean Axmaker

Appearing in films by Atom Egoyan, David Cronenberg and Françs Girard, co-writing screenplays with Bruce McDonald and directing his own brilliant features (Last Night), Don McKellar is, as Sean Axmaker puts it, "Canada's most prolific hyphenate." Here, the two talk about the busy path to his latest, Childstar.

Page 01/17/2005 - 1:00am

By Harvey F. Chartrand

"You know, Paul, you'll never be a big star," Burt Lancaster once told Paul Picerni. And yet, after 63 films and 455 TV shows, Picerni's had one of the most rich and varied careers in Hollywood - and he's still going strong. Harvey Chartrand gets him to tell a few good stories.

Page 01/10/2005 - 1:00am

By David Hudson

Having gathered, updated and archived our 2004 festival coverage, from Sundance to Sitges, we're not only seeing those films we took our first peeks at earlier in the year now coming in on DVD, we're also asking: How are festivals changing with each passing year? What's their future?

Page 01/03/2005 - 1:00am

By Andrew James Horton

The 45th International Thessaloniki Film Festival ran from November 19 through 28, 2004. Kinoeye editor Andrew James Horton decided to concentrate on catching as many new films from Europe as humanly possible.

Page 01/02/2005 - 1:00am

By Shannon Gee

All things considered, the Toronto International Film Festival which, in 2004, ran from September 9 through 18, is rapidly becoming the premiere fest in North America. It's impossible to catch it all, of course, but writer and producer Shannon Gee did catch the highlights.

Page 01/02/2005 - 1:00am

By Juan Manuel Freire

Among the highlights of the 2004 edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival, the 52nd, which ran from September 17 through 25, was the world premiere of Woody Allen's latest. He was, as Juan Manuel Freire reports in his coverage of all the highlights, a recipient of a Donostia Award.

Page 01/02/2005 - 1:00am

By Hannah Eaves and Jonathan Marlow

2004 marked the 27th edition of the Mill Valley Film Festival, which ran from October 7 through 17. If you're not sure where Mill Valley is, Hannah Eaves and Jonathan Marlow remind us that it's on the sunny side of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Page 01/02/2005 - 1:00am


By Juan Manuel Freire

One of Europe's premiere festivals for science fiction, fantasy and horror is held each winter in Spain: Sitges, the Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya. From December 2 through 11, Juan Manuel Freire was there.

Page 01/02/2005 - 1:00am

By Andrew James Horton

The 45th International Thessaloniki Film Festival ran from November 19 through 28, 2004. Kinoeye editor Andrew James Horton decided to concentrate on catching as many new films from Europe as humanly possible.

Page 01/02/2005 - 1:00am

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