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…

Making the Band Official Trailer

    The screenings are from all reports going excellently all the way out in Zanzibar, which is great to hear (but only slightly dulls the pain of not actually…

Making the Band Photo shoot

Even as we rush the fine cut of the film, we took some time to take some promotional photographs of the cast a few days ago. Graphic Designer extraordinaire Jessica…

Making the Band to open Zanzibar International Film Festival

Director Phad Mutumba and Producer Xena Bantarizah just got word that their feature comedy / drama “Making the Band” will be the opening film to the 2011 edition of the Zanzibar…

Tamara Scherbak’s “Only Sky & Water” premieres to sold out cinema

The cinema was packed, and from all accounts they loved Only Sky & Water, and especially liked how the two films (with The Pirate Tapes) worked well together. Two more…

Editing Making the Band

I’ve been editing the feature fiction “Making the Band” for Ugandan-Canadian filmmaker Phad Mutumba over the last couple of weeks, since we wrapped shooting. It’s a very tight schedule so…