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Winner:
Best Short Film at GRFF

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We’re excited to announce that Through Rose-Colored Glasses won Best Short Film at the 10th annual Grand River Film Festival. This was especially meaningful to us, not only because of the hard work that everyone put into the film, but also due to the fact that Helmann had previously worked as a volunteer years back. With a lovely introduction by Philippa Gates, Professor and Film Adviser at the Wilfred Laurier University, we were able to watch the film at the newly built Apollo Cinema, all of which made for an unforgettable experience. 

We’re so happy to have worked with such a wonderful team and very grateful for the continued support from everyone.  

Canted Pictures Featured in Kitchener The Record

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We had a blast teaching the workshop at the Kitchener Public Library, and were incredibly honoured that the event was featured in The Record, The Kitchener Post, Make it Kitchener, and SPOKE magazine. Our goal has always been to encourage emerging filmmakers to work within their means – especially with a micro-budget – but we place an equal amount of importance on community engage, and so we couldn’t be more excited at the attendance and level of interest for more films in the region.

Thank you to everyone who came out, and thanks again to all the writers for taking the time to cover the event. Please check out the links below for more details 🙂

Kitchener Post:
http://www.kitchenerpost.ca/news-story/6883142-it-s-in-the-can/

The Record: 
http://www.therecord.com/news-story/6883142-it-s-in-the-can/

Make it Kitchener:
http://www.makeitkitchener.ca/makers/details/~25-Filmmakers-produce-with-pennies

Spoke Magazine:
http://spokeonline.com/2016/10/the-art-of-micro-budget-filmmaking/

Official Selection:
Grand River Film Festival

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We’re thrilled to announce that Through Rose-Colored Glasses is an official selection for the 10th annual Grand River Film Festival, which is sponsored by Scotiabank. Not only do we have the honor of screening before one of their selected features, but the short film is also in the running for Best Canadian Short Film at the newly built Apollo Cinema in Kitchener. For those interested in attending the awards presentation, tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

After the awards are handed out, audience members can catch a screening of The Tiger Hunter (Lena Khan 2016), and if you’re so inclined, a post-screening reception at the Grand Trunk Saloon where the director will be a guest speaker.

Hope to see you there! 🙂

Official Selection:
Orlando Film Festival

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We’re delighted to announce that our short film, Through Rose-Colored Glasses (2016) is an official selection for the Orlando Film Festival. Now in its 11th year, the festival will take place on October 19-23rd at the prestigious Cobb Plaza Cinema Café in Florida, a 57,000-square-foot complex with 12 movies screens, 1,100 seats, as well as a wine bar and two art galleries.

Stay tuned to learn more about when the short will be screened!

Cobb Plaza Cinema Café