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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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”

Angela Heck featured in Reel West Magazine

Sometimes it’s tough to know when you ‘began’ something. The latest issue of Reel West magazine, the Western Canadian film industry mag, featured Fringe Filmworks president and producer Angela Heck in its ‘Beginnings’ section. Read the article (on page 10) here.

Hot Docs here we come!

Fringe Filmworks news – While working on The Explorers’ Club last fall we also made the move to Manitoba and started editing Soul of the Sea. Now, our very own Ivan Hughes is heading to Hot Docs to peddle our wares, with The Explorer’s Club series tucked under his arm and a fistful of meetingsContinue reading “Hot Docs here we come!”

Berlin 2010 while the world watches Squamish?

Fringe Filmworks will be heading to the European Film Market in February during the Berlinale. Kind of funny that Angela will be there as part of the Producers Without Borders initiative (thank you Telefilm!) while the global media will have its cameras trained our hometown, conveniently located between the Olympic host cities of Vancouver andContinue reading “Berlin 2010 while the world watches Squamish?”

Squamish Mountain Festival

The Squamish Mountain Festival is just around the corner and we’re excited to see some of best adventure films this side of the Rockies.  This year Fringe Filmworks’s Ivan Hughes is running the show in a big way and Angela Heck is involved in presenting the Adventure Film Seminar on August 15. This is aContinue reading “Squamish Mountain Festival”