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A Climate Scientist Gets Elected. My Risk Pays Off.

When, on the night of Tuesday 14th May, the results came in for the 2013 election in British Columbia in Canada, it marked the end of what seemed like a very long journey for me.

Tree of Life is Bookies' Favourite for Palme D'Or

Betting firm Paddy Power have reported strong support for ‘The Tree of Life’ to win this year’s Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Crowning Glory For The King's Speech at 2011 Oscars

Surprise! David Fincher didn't win the Best Director award. But King Colin (pictured above, arriving with Livia Giuggioli for the Oscars ceremony) did exactly as everyone predicted, winning the Best Actor award.

Mr Firth's Speech and Other 2011 Oscar Predictions

Last year I did pretty well with my Oscar predictions when not deviating too far from the bookies' favourites. You know they do their homework. Longshots very rarely make it.

Edinburgh Film Festival Plans "Radical New Approach"

Gavin Miller, CEO for the Centre for the Moving Image (CMI), announced "a radical new approach" for next year's Edinburgh International Film Festival today.

Will the Real 3D Experience Please Stand Up

A dedicated cinema-goer demands real 3D, better ambient lighting, and a ban on popcorn.

Villeneuve's Incendies Wins Best Film at VIFF

Quebecois director Denis Villeneuve has picked up another laurel at VIFF. After Incendies was chosen as Canada's foreign film nomination for the Oscars, and winning best film at TIFF, he won the ET Canada Award for Best Canadian Feature Film, a juried award that comes with $20,000 prize-money.

Two More Films From VIFF: Honeymoons and Pulsar

I caught a couple of last-minute, random films this week at the Vancouver International Film Festival.

Wind Wind-up; and Walking On the Dark Side at VIFF 2010

One of the less cut-and-dry eco docs at the Vancouver International Film Festival this year, is Windfall (10, 13 October) a relentless attack on wind energy seen through the prism of a small town in upstate New York where industrial wind energy

Vancouver Film & TV Forum: Deflating Film Industry

Today (Saturday 2nd) is the final day of the Vancouver Film and TV Forum, New Filmmakers Day.

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