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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.

THIS NEW FUNCTION: PERSPECTIVES ON HUMANITY WITHIN DIGITAL SOCIETIES – Benjamin Ross Hayden

by Benjamin Ross Hayden – Filmmaker, Graduate of University of Calgary and SAIT Polytechnic Film Studies Programs Mr. Hayden recently won the AMPIA Best Special Effects award for his critically acclaimed short AGOPHOBIA. ABSTRACT This New Function is a critical…

No Comments / 485 View / June 1, 2014

STORYHIVE FILM COMPETITION – UNIVERSITY STUDENTS EXPLORE THE CALGARY FILM INDUSTRY

by Ryan Drescher   The city of Calgary is unique. Our shining city embodies different images in the eyes of different people. But what are those images? Does the global community see Calgary as a hub for the arts? Doubtful….

No Comments / 79 View / May 6, 2014

“THE THIN RED LINE” AND MALICKIAN DUALITY

by Lindsey Routledge – University of Calgary Terrence Malick presents to his audiences existential dualities, which confront each other through juxtaposition of images and sound. Voiceover is implemented strategically, in areas that otherwise would risk being more superficial, in order…

No Comments / 285 View / April 28, 2014

SO FAR SO GOOD

by Shannon Buckley – Managing Editor Well, CUFF has been on for the past week, and I’m happy to report that, from an outside perspective, it has gone off without a hitch. The opening film Frank, directed by Lenny Abrahamson,…

No Comments / 30 View / April 12, 2014

SWIM LITTLE FISH SWIM – CUFF FRIDAY PICK

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Tonight at 7 PM at the Globe Cinema, is the Canadian premiere of Lola Bessis’ and Ruben Amar’s production, Swim Little Fish Swim. Lead star Dustin Guy Defa will be in attendance. Swim Little Fish…

No Comments / 34 View / April 11, 2014

FOUND FOOTAGE – THE REEL CAN’S CUFF 2014 MUST SEE

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Today, April 7th, the Calgary Underground Film Festival gets into full swing. The Reel Can is an avid supporter of CUFF and its director, Brenda Lieberman. This year, we are picking what Shannon, our managing…

No Comments / 47 View / April 7, 2014

“HEINEKEN? FUCK THAT SHIT. PABST BLUE RIBBON!” HOW A LINE OF DIALOGUE FROM LYNCH’S BLUE VELVET HELPS DEFINE THE FUNDAMENTALS OF POSTMODERN THEORY

by Mateusz Blach – University of Calgary Can beer help us understand the nature of postmodernity? While certainly refreshing, and acting as a temporary relief from reality, beer can provide a setting for discourse. Whether in a bottle or pint…

No Comments / 3669 View / April 2, 2014

SPRING 2014 FESTIVAL LINE-UP

by Shannon Buckley – Managing Editor It’s that time again, folks! Film Festival season is starting in just a few days here in Alberta. Here’s a bit about what’s coming up in the next few months. APRIL – Starting on…

No Comments / 32 View / April 2, 2014

THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT BEGINS WITH THE CALGARY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

by Shannon Buckley – Managing Editor Once again, like clockwork, the film festival circuit in Calgary begins with a big bang. The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF), now in it’s 11th year, runs this year from Monday April 7th to…

No Comments / 181 View / March 5, 2014

KIRKEGAARD’S DESPAIR IN TERRENCE MALICK’S “TREE OF LIFE”

by Julien Testa – University of Calgary This paper will argue that much can be learned about Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life (2011) when examined through the lens of Soren Kirkegaard’s philosophical concept of despair. Malick expresses these philosophical concerns…

1 Comment / 360 View / March 5, 2014