Body/Mind/Change - The Digital Extension of David Cronenberg: Evolution Receives Two MUSE Awards
On Sunday, May 18, Body/Mind/Change, the elaborate multi-media co-production between TIFF and CFC Media Lab starring David Cronenberg, with creative direction and experience design by Lance Weiler, was honoured by the 25th annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards, to recognize digital media achievements and innovations. Body/Mind/Change was awarded the Jim Blackaby Ingenuity Award for a project that exemplifies the power of creative imagination in the use of media and technology, as well as Honorable Mention in the category of Games and Augmented Reality.
Body/Mind/Change, a digital extension of TIFF's exhibition David Cronenberg: Evolution, immerses audiences in a "Cronenbergian" world brought to life online and in the real world. It is the first web interactive experience that generates a 3D-printed object based on data collected from the player.
CRUEL & UNUSUAL Sells Out Premiere Screening in Vancouver
CRUEL & UNUSUAL, the 21st feature developed and produced through CFC Features and the first shot in British Columbia, received a warm reception during its Canadian premiere at the Vancity Theatre on Saturday, May 24th. A sold out crowd enjoyed a reception prior to the screening where they were able to mingle with some of cast in attendance, including David Richmond-Peck, Bernadette Saquibal, Andy Thompson, Mary Black, and Richard Harmon. Writer/director Merlin Dervisevic and producer Matthew Cervi were also on hand at the theatre. The screening concluded with a thoughtful Q&A involving Merlin and the cast.
For those who missed the premiere screening, you still have a chance to catch this great film! CRUEL & UNUSUAL will continue its run at the Vancity Theatre with a screening on Saturday, June 7 at 10:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, May 27 RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, the 20th film made through CFC Features, became available by Entertainment One on DVD at the following retail outlets:
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The film can be purchased and rented online through iTunes, and is available to watch on VOD services including Rogers, Videotron, Shaw, and Bell Canada. RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS can also be rented at select video stores across Canada including Bay Street Video (Toronto, ON), Black Dog Video (Vancouver, BC), Video Difference (Halifax and Bedford, NS) and Flix 'n' Pix Video (Parksville, BC).
CFC Features development is supported by the Government of Ontario. Production is supported by Bell Media's The Movie Network and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central.
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