A new Telefilm fund for COVID-19 insurance exclusions will help get Canadian producers back to production. The Short-Term Compensation Fund for Canadian Audiovisual Productions (STCF) opened on September 30, 2020, and makes as much as $50-million available to help back-stop existing production insurance. The STCF is to be administered by Telefilm Canada and the Canadian Media Fund. Funding will compensate Canadian independent production companies for the interruption or shutdown of

I caught the Fantasia Film Festival‘s world premiere of For the Sake of Vicious (IMDb) last night.  Because of the pandemic, the festival has moved online and I was able to watch the carnage unfold in the safety of my own home. This motion picture is an intense, brutally violent thriller from directors Gabriel Carrer (The Demolisher, Death on Scenic Drive) and Reese Eveneshen (Dead Genesis, Defective). For all of