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Interview: Gamercamp’s
Jaime Woo on LVL 4

Gamercamp, the little games-festival-that-could, returns for its fourth annual outing in the city. The brainchild of co-founders Mark Rabo and Jaime Woo, Gamercamp is a celebration of everything related to games and the people who make (and play) them. With keynote speakers representing games ranging from AAA to indie, Gamercamp Lvl 4 aims to be the most ambitious iteration to date.

TIFF Next Wave Round-up

We take a look at the inaugural TIFF Next Wave teen oriented film festival with an overview and a review of three of the festival's biggest titles. including 17 Girls, Re:Generation Music Project, and the directorial debut of actor Matthew Lillard, Fat Kid Rules the World.

Free Comic Book Day:
A Survival Guide

Free Comic Book Day is upon us! Lucky for you, we're here to help make it all worth it by pointing you spendthrift nerds in the right direction. Like your personal Comic Book saviours we'll guide you through the weekend with a complete list of Toronto's best comic-related hot spots and ‘must see’ events.

Kids Take Over the Lightbox!

We take a look at some of the offerings at this year's TIFF Kids Festival, running April 10th to the 22nd at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. Even though the festival is technically for kids aged 3-13, aren't we all just kids at heart?

Canadian Film Fest At a Glance

Dork Shelf film writers , Phil Brown, Will Perkins, and Noah Taylor take a look at some of the films playing at this year's Canadian Film Fest, running from March 28th to March 31st at The Royal in Toronto.

CineFranco at a Glance

We take a look at three of the features playing at the CineFranco festival starting today. One of them is pretty decent. The other two have some problems.

CineFranco 2012 Preview

We take a look at this years' Toronto-based French language film festival, happening at the Lightbox from March 23rd to April 1st.

Hot Docs 2012 Line-up Announced

Just after opening their brand new flagship theatre, the Hot Docs International Documentary Festival used the new/old building to announce their slate of 189 films for their 2012 festival. This year's festival, running from April 26th to May 6th features documentaries in 11 different programs from over 50 countries.

TCAF 2011 Review: The Next Day

In the last few years, Paul Peterson and Jason Gilmore talked to four suicide survivors, about their experiences, the lead up and the aftermath. The compilation of these talks is called The Next Day, illustrated by acclaimed artist John Porcellino, accompanied by an interactive online component co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada. So even if you can’t talk to anyone else about it, I’m sure you may be comfortable reading it.

Toronto After Dark Film Fest Starts This Friday

The fourth annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival begins this Friday at The Bloor Cinema.  Showcasing the best in sci-fi, horror and action film from around the world, the festival runs from August 14th – 21st. From the Official Toronto After Dark Presser: The Toronto premiere of the hotly anticipated Halloween spookfest Trick R’ Treat […]