Tonight’s a big night in Toronto for film and television as the gala for the Canadian Screen Awards brings Canada’s stars and filmmakers together at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Awards have been handed out throughout the week, but tonight’s trophies cover the big categories, including Best Performances for film and television, Fan Choice awards, and Best Dramatic and Comedy Series.
The fans were hopping and the music was incredible last night as DJ sensation Kygo took over Toronto’s Uniun Nightclub for Samsung Canada’s celebration of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, which launched today across the country.
The GATE celebrated our 15th anniversary last year, and I’m pretty proud of the fact that I’ve not only made it this far, but also had some pretty great experiences. Since it’s early in 2016, that got me feeling a bit nostalgic about the incredible year that was 2015, so I thought it was time for a bit of a recap of some of the awesome stuff that came my way.
Until last year, I rarely left the house without my camera. Don’t get me wrong, I can’t imagine doing what I do without my DSLR–interviews, covering events, and all of the rest–but as phones get better, the big camera just isn’t as necessary all the time.
To all of the wonderful people who help make The GATE possible, and to all of our readers, friends, and family–thank-you for a fantastic year, and we wish you the best of the season! Happy Holidays and have a wonderful New Year!
I’m back, New York City! It’s only been a few months since I was here last, and now I’m visiting for just under 24 hours thanks to the folks over at Canada Goose.
Cinema is moving, dynamic, and it’s ultimately about great storytelling, and the best of film finds a way to mirror elements of the story. That’s what makes a project like The Start of an Ending by Miguel Faus, and First and Final Frames by Jacob T. Swinney, such an incredible experience.
In the spirit of Halloween, I wanted to share a conversation I had with my daughter this morning, and the video she was actually trying to get me to play.
Today is the day, Canada. It’s one of the most important events in this country, and that’s because we all need to get out and vote. The election race has been long and tiring, and no matter what the polls say, nothing happens until you actually go and cast your vote.
I’ve been back in Toronto for a few days now, but it still feels like I’m just getting back into my normal rhythm, but that’s probably because I was out of town for so long.