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Canadian Open Vault presents The Wars

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, TIFF Bell Lightbox continues its Canadian Open Vault programme with a free screening for the 1983 First World War, Canadian-made epic, The Wars. The film recounts the struggles of Robert Ross (Brent Carver) as he bristles against his...

Is big data hurting creative filmmaking?

The term “big data” is a broad one which encompasses any form of data so large that it can no longer be processed using traditional data-processing applications. In the context of filmmaking, online data harvesters such as IMDB, Amazon, and Netflix, along with various...

The TFS List: five greatest advances in cinema

The history of film has been driven by technical innovations and inventions as the studios all try to compete to create the next big spectacle that will increase their chances of a hit and reduce their costs. Here are five of the most important technological...