On Screen Manitoba “IN FOCUS” Newsletter – March 3, 2011

Mar 4, 2011 | Corporate Member News

The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom is a feature film shot in Quebec and Manitoba last summer, and co-produced by Buffalo Gal Pictures, now gearing up for a March debut in select cities across Canada. But before it hits the big screen, its music is hitting the airwaves.

Click here to access the March 3, 2011 issue.

In This Issue:

On Screen Manitoba

  • OSM Presents “Tete-À-Tete” Speaker Series
  • Deux Membres D’on Screen Manitoba Participeront Aux Ciné-Débats De Freeze Frame
  • Writing & Directing For Children’s Programming Workshop At Freeze Frame


  • OSM Members Win NFB/Imaginenative Digital Media Project Initiative
  • Less Than Kind’s Maury Chaykin Wins Actra Award
  • Soundtrack For The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom Now Available
  • CBC Profiles WFG And Guy Maddin
  • Indie Games Interviews Blinkworks
  • And This Is My Garden To Screen At Fortwhyte Alive

Application Deadlines

  • Call For Entries – M + M 2011 Transmedia Seminar & Lab
  • Call For Entries – Great Canadian Appathon
  • Wndx Now Accepting Submissions
  • Call For Entries – Vancouver Queer Film Festival
  • Call For Entries – WIFT-T Development Incubator & Bursary Available

Film Screenings

  • Big Drive To Screen During Freeze Frame

Film Training Manitoba

  • The Empowered Audition *Next Session – Audition For Casting Director!
  • Money Matters And Department Budgets
  • Stereoscopic 3d Production And Theory


  • Michael Moore Joins Ashton’s Campaign For Thompson
  • CCA Weighs In On Private Television Group-Based Licence Renewals
  • Documentary Network Releases Study
  • How To Get On Oprah’s Own Canada
  • Standing Committee On Canadian Heritage Makes Recommendations
  • Rogers To Take Tv Fee Battle To Top Court
  • CMF Invests $11.5 Million In 36 New Interactive Projects
  • Canada At FICCI Frames 2011 Mumbai, India – March 23 To 25
  • Call For Entries – Trans Atlantic Partners
  • Oscar Packs His Bag – U.S. Film Industry Cashes In Abroad
  • Canada’s Policy On Audiovisual Treaty Coproduction

Job Postings

  • City Tv Seeks Anchor/Reporter
  • Minds Eye Entertainment Seeks Business Affairs Coordinator
  • Minds Eye Entertainment Seeks Development Coordinator

Winnipeg Film Group

  • Cinematheque News For March 3 – 10


  • Call For Entries – Residence Du Festival De Cannes

Click here to access the March 3, 2011 issue.

About On Screen Manitoba:

On Screen Manitoba is an innovative non-profit, membership-driven association that leads, builds and represents Manitoba’s screen-based media industry. Our association has grown and evolved over its 22 years into a vital force in the industry. We lead our community in setting common goals and in building a stronger industry. Our membership represents the full spectrum of individuals and organizations (production companies, labour groups, distributors, broadcasters, suppliers and supporting organizations) that make up the screen-based media industry in Manitoba. On Screen Manitoba membership totals nearly 300 but reaches more than 1,500 individuals. 

To find out more about On Screen Manitoba visit its website here

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