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Joel Schulz

Joel provides us with thirty years of project management, broadcasting and teaching expertise and connections in the telecommunications, IT, financial and screen industries. He holds a graduate degree in Project Management from the University of Calgary.

The Reel Can is Deeply Saddened by the death of Artist Extraordinaire Michael Green

by Joel Schulz – Publisher A legend in our community, Michael Green, passed away after a tragic automobile accident just north of Regina, Saskatchewan yesterday afternoon. Michael was co-artistic director of Calgary’s One Yellow Rabbit theatre company, founder of The…

No Comments / 154 View / February 11, 2015

THE SWANSONG OF A KENSINGTON ICON – THE PASSING OF THE HOUSE

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Sadly, after a brief illness, The House Coffee Sanctuary in Kensington passed away peacefully, at the age of 13, on Sunday November 30, 2014 at 9:00 PM MST with all its friends and family at…

No Comments / 416 View / December 1, 2014

BSCENE TV: A look behind the makeup

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Producer and Host, Will Stephanie Wilson, brings gut-wrenching reality to a new television series which starting airing on Tuesday September 30th on Shaw TV. BSCENE TV was a year in the making. The brainchild of…

No Comments / 259 View / September 29, 2014

ASSASSIN OF THE ARTS: Is Gordon Dirks fit to be Education Minister?

by Joel Schulz – Publisher In September of 2014, the 2015 graduating class of theatre and many music students at Calgary’s Rocky Mountain College should have been returning to complete the final year of their program. However, a serious problem…

2 Comments / 274 View / September 5, 2014

ALICE… WHY ARE YOU SO NORMAL?

by Shannon Buckley – Undergraduate, University of Calgary   “The name ‘Tim Burton’ has become synonymous with stylized films about outsiders with a recognizable gothic design, just as the name ‘Woody Allen’ has come to stand for angst-ridden urban comedies…

No Comments / 388 View / July 8, 2014

IT SOUNDS LIKE THE START OF SUMMER

by Sarah Scott – Contributing Music Writer   If you’re reading this, congratulations, you’ve survived Sled Island, Cher, Queen, Heart, Royal Wood, Rick Ross and Canada Dayyc… phew! We’ve had a pretty good line-up come to Calgary so far, but…

No Comments / 43 View / July 2, 2014

AMPIA AWARD WINNER Aaron Sorensen Accuses Film Commissioner of being a fraud and coward.

I am accused of being an asshole. by Joel Schulz – Publisher I am sharing a private message exchange between Alberta filmmaker and AMPIA award winner, Aaron Sorensen, and myself over the issue of film subsidies and his accusations that…

2 Comments / 342 View / June 11, 2014

BLEEDING ART TO RELEASE SKELETON GIRL ON DVD

by Joel Schulz – Publisher To commemorate the upcoming DVD release of Skeleton Girl, I am reposting  an article I wrote that originally appeared on Alberta Buzz back in July of 2012. SKELETON GIRL CAPTIVATES CALGARY AUDIENCE Local Debut of…

1 Comment / 95 View / June 5, 2014

SUMMER 2014 FESTIVAL LINE-UP

by Shannon Buckley – Managing Editor   Summer has begun. And we all know what that means… outdoor festivals! So here’s what Calgary has coming up in the next few days and months. JUNE – For the second year, Calgary…

No Comments / 39 View / June 3, 2014

JEAN SEBERG IN “BREATHLESS”: AMERICA AND YOUTH CULTURE IN POSTWAR FRANCE

by Sheena Manabat – Undergraduate, University of Calgary   Moi, je ne crois pas, du reste, que le cinéma influence la jeunesse. Ce qu’il faut essayer, c’est que ce soit plutôt la jeunesse qui influence le cinéma, c’est-à-dire de rester…

No Comments / 1899 View / June 3, 2014