Category Archives: film

Beneath Us

Happy to say that after a long hiatus from directing, the Ontario Arts Council has awarded me a grant to produce my next short film, about sisters trying to escape…

The Jungle Book / Mr. Crab Under the Stars Screening

My short film Mr. Crab is playing with The Jungle Book outdoors in Regent Park! When I was in college a Russian man on a bus once pointed at me…

Insights and Inclusion

I was recently asked to speak on a panel about Asian representation in film and television during the Asian Heritage Month Film Festival, in Toronto. I was joined by fellow…

Things Worse at the NSI Film Festival

James Hoffman’s short film has been accepted into the NSI Online Short Film Festival, and you can watch it right here too. The story: Avery wishes he were the kind…

Path of Light Facebook hits 3000

The launch of the Path of Light Facebook page has been a fantastic success, with now over 3000 members who will get regular updates on our film, and get to…

Useless Things on the CBC

CBC anthology program Canadian Reflections will be broadcasting the award winning (Writers Guild of Canada English script prize Festival du Nouveau Cinema) short drama Useless Things written, directed and starring…

Dog Sitter to play at Fantasia Film Festival

“Dog Sitter” (13 min, 2011) will be playing at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal on August 6th, at 9:30 pm at the Hall Cinema at Concordia University. The short…

Dog Sitter playing at Mascara & Popcorn Festival July 6th

Montreal Mirror called the film “disturbingly funny” which I think hits the nail right on the head. Director Adam Reider to attend screening. Details found at the official website: http://www.mascara-popcorn.com/  

Making the Band wins big at ZIFF!

Making the Band, the second feature film by Ugandan-Canadian couple Phad Mutumba (director) and Xena Zandrah Bantarizah (producer) has won multiple awards at the prestigious Zanzibar International Film Festival. The…

RCI Digital Diversity Films – Going Through the Motions

My short film Going Through the Motions is again available to be seen on the RCI site. This project was an experiment of sorts, a documentary – fiction. We shot…