OCanFilmFest2020 Ottawa Canadian Film Festival

The ultra competitive world of professional sports is daunting for any athletic hopeful, let alone Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cory Conacher. As we explore the young hockey star’s journey to the NHL, we discover that dealing with type 1 diabetes is just one of the many significant challenges he has had to face head-on, and overcome.

C. Hudson Hwang

C. Hudson Hwang, director

The award-winning filmmaker Calvin Hudson Hwang was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. C. Hudson started performing as a youth with the St. Albert Children’s Theatre and gradually progressed to acting roles in commercials, film and television. Following a career in advertising that took him to London (UK), Toronto, San Francisco, and Montreal, C. Hudson transitioned to behind-the-camera after moving to Los Angeles to attend film school. His directorial works have screening internationally at festivals including Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, London, Milan, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Halifax, Ottawa, Berlin and throughout Germany. He is the creative force and executive producer behind the award winning documentary series Real Life Stories. His 3-part documentary series on psoriasis was awarded best patient education programming by the Canadian Dermatologist Association. C. Hudson resides in Toronto, where he is an alumni of Second City Toronto.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and out of an abundance of caution this year’s festival will take place online.  Check for more details on our OCanFilmFest2020 page.