Hot off the Press! December Edition

As we cap off another fantastic year at CineSend, we’re preparing to ring in the New Year with some exciting new features! Each month we’ll focus on fresh updates to your CineSend account that will help you grow your productivity levels and leave your competitors in the dust. In this issue, we’re going to discuss […]

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The Oscars: Race For Best Documentary

Documentary filmmaking never gets as much attention as it deserves, especially when compared to fiction filmmaking. No documentary has ever been nominated for best picture, making it even more under-recognized than its counterparts in Animation and Foreign Language. The Best Picture are nominees are treated to careful analysis, with critics and fans alike making meticulous […]

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The Oscars: Can Hollywood Resist The Urge To Celebrate Itself?

What are the Oscars good for anyway? It’s a question we’ve heard a lot this season. 

While the Oscars are obviously meant to celebrate the best of filmmaking in Hollywood, they have started to feel more and more like Hollywood naval gazing. In the struggle to keep up with evolving consumption methods like Netflix, Hollywood […]

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5 Cameras To Check Out This Black Friday

Black Friday is fast approaching. Whether you plan to brave the stampedes of deal-hungry shoppers, or you want to save a buck from the comfort of your couch, this is the week when everything you want gets a little bit cheaper. Thousands of people will be flocking to stores to stock up on gifts for […]

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Movie Review: 13TH

Ava DuVerney’s 13th is one of the most important films to come out this year. 

Though it would be best described as a ‘primer’ on Black history in the United States, the film does a lot over the course of an hour and forty minutes. DuVerney’s film excels in touching on the depth and complexity […]

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Movie Review: Mascots

I’m a big fan of Christopher Guest. His films are delightfully absurd. Flicks like ‘Waiting for Guffman’ and ‘Best In Show’ have secured a place in film history as some of the best comedies ever made. Not only is he incredibly skilled at using the fine tuned improvisational abilities of his recurring talent, like Jane […]

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Can Filmmakers Change The Gender Gap?

It’s an interesting time to be a woman in a male dominated industry. Ask Hilary Clinton. This week, NOW Magazine – a weekly publication here in Toronto, Canada – released a lengthy article about women’s role in the Canadian film industry. Author Radheyan Simonpali (@freshandfrowsy) interviewed a group of women – including recent Emmy winner […]

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How To Stand Out From The Crowdfunding

You’re a filmmaker with a great idea and you want to make your film a reality. With the advent of social media platforms and crowdfunding, indie filmmakers like you no longer have to exist on the funding scraps that low-key studios are willing to throw you. These days, you can secure independent, no-strings attached, full […]

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TIFF 2016: Films We Can’t Stop Talking About

TIFF 2016 is behind us now. The favorites have been listed, the awards have been given, and everyone has had time to reflect on the stand out hits from this year’s festival. While hype can be intoxicating when the festival is in full swing, the real heavy hitters stay on everyone’s mind for weeks after the […]

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What You Can Learn From Film School

Filmmakers love to debate this. Is it better to go to film school or not? Some filmmakers, like Quentin Tarantino, skipped film school in favour of self education. Others, like Lucas or Spielberg, got famous for work they did in school. So which one is better? That depends on what you prefer. I went to […]

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