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PLAYBACK OF OSCC 2021

PLAYBACK OF OSCC 2021 2560 1707 Forest City Film Festival
The first ever Ontario Screen Creators Conference happened in the heart of London last year during the annual Forest City Film Festival; this 2021 OSCC brought seasoned and amateur filmmakers together in London, ON like never before. As we prepare to bring the OSCC back for a second year, let’s rewind and reflect on last year’s highlights. read more

Join us tonight to watch Scarborough!

Join us tonight to watch Scarborough! 1152 656 Forest City Film Festival

Join us for an evening filled with wonder as we present a mesmerizing production based on the award-winning novel by Catherine Hernandez, Scarborough!  The film explores the importance of community, the…

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Supporter Spotlight: Old Oak Properties

Supporter Spotlight: Old Oak Properties 1338 753 Forest City Film Festival
One of the longest-running supporters of the film festival, Old Oak has been a sponsor since the first event in 2016. As the presenters of the coveted Old Oak Audience Choice Award, the company holds a special place in the hearts of the Forest City Film Festival and its featured filmmakers. read more

Submissions are open for FCFF 2022!

Submissions are open for FCFF 2022! 496 292 Forest City Film Festival
We are excited to accept submissions to the Forest City Film Festival, the Forest City Youth Film Festival, and the brand new Ontario Youth Film Festival! read more

Supporter Spotlight: Maia Bent, senior partner at Lerners Lawyers

Supporter Spotlight: Maia Bent, senior partner at Lerners Lawyers 1426 621 Forest City Film Festival
Maia Bent has been the master of ceremonies at every Lerners Opening Night in FCFF history. How did this senior partner get involved? Read more to find out! read more

Meet Imogen Clendinning, A Found Footage Artist

Meet Imogen Clendinning, A Found Footage Artist 3982 2190 Forest City Film Festival

by Asleysha Ramasamy  “I think as an Experimental Filmmaker I am a found footage artist, not a Director.” – Imogen Clendinning  Imogen Clendinning, found footage artist, has a unique take…

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Go behind the scenes with Colm Feore

Go behind the scenes with Colm Feore 2048 1365 Forest City Film Festival
This Sunday October 17th, coming to the Ontario Screen Creators Conference to kick start its first ever year, is Colm Feore. The OSSC is offering a Behind the Scenes chat with internationally recognized Canadian actor Colm Feore, where attendees will get a sneak peak into the film and theatre industry through the eyes of a seasoned professional. read more

The Art of Filming in Black and White

The Art of Filming in Black and White 1920 1080 Forest City Film Festival
hen photography and cinematography first started out everything was monochrome. The reason why we started out with monochromatic pictures and films was because cameras and development technology could not take in hue but could only pick up the different light levels, or luminance, of a scene. Now, monochromatic film is used as part of an aesthetic and style; It adds to the story and scenery of the film making them feel serious or nostalgic and even scary read more

How Did You Film That? The most surprising experimental filmmaking techniques at FCFF 2021

How Did You Film That? The most surprising experimental filmmaking techniques at FCFF 2021 2560 1280 Forest City Film Festival
With the introduction of the Experimental Film category this year, there were some unique processes highlighted that were used to develop the films that we get to see on the big screen later this October. Here are FCFF’s 3 most surprising filming techniques in this category. read more

Happy Accidents in Film

Happy Accidents in Film 2048 861 Forest City Film Festival

by Seoyeon Bae Mistakes and unexpected events happen all the time. When you are filming outside there are a lot of things that can go wrong but that doesn’t have…

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