Fourth Period Burnout goes National on CBC

With back-to-school almost upon us, watch The National on CBC, Friday, August 31, 2018 to see our doc, Fourth Period Burnout. (Unless it’s a big news day!) High school students today have to balance heavy workloads at school with increasing pressure to succeed. Fourth Period Burnout pools the creative energies of three youth — JulietteContinue reading “Fourth Period Burnout goes National on CBC”

The boler sessions

Email us at info@thebolersessions.com if you’d like to share your boler story. We’re prepping for our next project at the boler 50th anniversary celebration in Winnipeg, August 15-18. It’s been amazing meeting so many fantastic (and unique) folks in one spot. (oh, that’s us by the 1974 orange one). Stay tuned and let’s see whatContinue reading “The boler sessions”

Bumpershines and Angela Heck, headed to Whistler Film Fest Feature Project Lab

We’re thrilled that Fringe Filmworks producer, Angela Heck (pictured here with mentor Peter Wetherell) will be heading the the Whistler Film Festival to take part in the Feature Project Lab with the script, Bumpershines, written by Cathryn Atkinson and to be directed by Danishka Esterhazy. Read the media release: Six Producers Selected for Whistler FilmContinue reading “Bumpershines and Angela Heck, headed to Whistler Film Fest Feature Project Lab”

Heck’s BUZZ wins $20,000 pitch, looks at mosquitoes

Heck’s BUZZ looks at mosquitoes

What a whirlwind its been since it was announced that our newest project, Buzz,  has won the $20,000 MTS Winnipeg On Demand pitch. It was all part of a great industry event, All Access, put on by On Screen Manitoba. It’s through fabulous support such as that offered by On Screen Manitoba that Fringe Filmworks has been able to grow and thrive in its new Manitoba home. It’s been great!

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Fringe @RealScreen Summit.

Fringe producer, Angela Heck, recently attended the RealScreen Summit in Washington, DC. What a great experience! A seriously business-minded market that resulted in some great meetings and possible business opportunities, particularly in the areas of broadcast and distribution for our recent releases. Special thanks to On Screen Manitoba and Manitoba Film and Music for theirContinue reading “Fringe @RealScreen Summit.”

Some folks were asking about TALES FROM THE GIMLI HOSPITAL

It’s not a Fringe Filmworks production, but it’s something I was involved with a ‘few’ years back. With the resurrection of Tales From the Gimli Hospital this past weekend in New York, I’ve been getting some questions asking “What’s it about?” Check out this review from the late 80s by venerable film scribe Jonathan Rosenbaum.Continue reading “Some folks were asking about TALES FROM THE GIMLI HOSPITAL”