Shorts at Home: Volume 2 – Review – Abhu Dhanda
Guest blogger Abhu Dhanda reviews the shorts films from ‘Shorts at Home: Volume 2’
From time to time, guest writers contribute to our blog.
Aaron Abrams delivers a towering and commanding lead performance in writer-director Jesse Zigelstein’s debut feature, Nose to Tail (screening at the 2019 Ottawa Canadian Film Festival), the story of an egotistical and stressed out business owner who’s about to reach his wit’s end.
Ottawa received promising news on a proposed sound stage and creative hub that would be located at the old NCC Greenbelt Research Farm property on Woodroffe Ave. The Ottawa Film Office recently announced its proposal to build a sound stage with partner, Tribro Studios This news is very exciting for Ottawa’s film industry. The proposal had identified the need for a large sound stage that could make Ottawa a bigger player in the numerous film productions happening in Canada.
Her life in the arts started young, and her perseverance to see projects and ideas come off the ground is sure encouragement for any filmmaker. It was a wonderful opportunity for Ocan Film festival to hear first hand from Lesley Marshall in an artist talk hosted by Isabel Barsive in June.