Hey, Toronto: Fantasia and Cfc present The Night Shift, a collection of out-there genre shorts

On June 9th at the Bloor Cinema, you can catch a three-pronged program of ghastly shorts entitled The Night Shift. Part of the Cfc Worldwide Short Film Festival (running from the 5th to the 10th) and co-presented by Fantasia, it showcases the latest and gnarliest in international work, from Toronto to Estonia. The full program is below; for more on the fest, visit their site.


Reliant on others for support and sustenance: brother, mummy, granny, zombie

Requiem For A C.H.U.D.

D: Stephen Strubbs | Canada | 2011 | 6 minutes | Fiction | Toronto Premiere

A Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dweller seeks retribution after a traumatic death in the family. Forget an eye for an eye…

I Am Your Grandma

D: Jillian Mayer | United States | 2011 | 1 minute | Experimental | Canadian Premiere

In the future, you get love by video. An uproarious vlog dedicated to an unborn grandchild.


D: Nicolas Bacon | Canada | 2011 | 10 minutes | Fiction | Toronto Premiere

A whiny,
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European Film Awards 2011: Nominations: Melancholia, The Artist, Le Havre

Melancholia, The Artist, Le Havre and the other nominations for the 2011 European Film Awards have been announced. The 24th Annual European Film Awards are presented “by the European Film Academy to recognize excellence in European cinematic achievements. The awards are given in over ten categories of which the most important is the Film of the year. They are restricted to European cinema and European producers, directors, and actors.” This year’s European Film Awards “ceremony will be held on December 3, 2011 in Berlin’s Tempodrom near Potsdamer Platz.”

The full listing of the 2011 European Film Awards nominations is below.

European Film 2011

The Artist, France

Written and Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius; Produced by: Thomas Langmann & Emmanuel Montamat

Le Gamin au Velo (The Kid with a Bike), Belgium/France/Italy

Written and Directed by: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne; Produced by: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Denis Freyd & Andrea Occhipinti

Hævnen (In a Better World), Denmark
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