Category Archives: film

February 07

2019 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED CANADIAN ACADEMY TO HONOUR THE KIDS IN THE HALL, DEEPA MEHTA, MARY WALSH & STEPHAN JAMES WITH SPECIAL AWARDS @The Globe and Mail Building -Thurs., Feb. 7th,2019

Today, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced the nominees in 135 film, television, and digital content categories for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards, as well as the special awards that will be announced on air including The Kids in the Hall, who will receive the Academy Icon Award, Deepa Mehta, […]

October 27

BOOMBOX – TORONTO’S Wickedest Costume Party @TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX – Thurs., Oct.25th, 2018

Photography By A.J. Lam. It’s not quite Halloween yet, but who doesn’t like a Thursday night party? Multiple floor levels full of Spooky characters, dazzling performances, amazing food and great beverages.     Every year Boombox tops itself and this year was no exception! It was a memorable night for the capacity crowd who dressed up […]

October 04

Award-Winning Artist Zahed Sultan Creates Cross-Cultural Reggae Exchange

Award-Winning Artist Zahed Sultan Creates Cross-Cultural Reggae Exchange Recorded at Tuff Gong Studio, “Monkey Riddim” is the First Single Out on this Jamaica / Kuwait Multi-Media Album. “Talented artist” — Keep Walking Music “Loved the insane vibe and vocal mood!” — Canal Off & Surf “I loved the vibe on this” — Streetfrass “The video […]

September 12

THE 6th ANNUAL BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@RICARDA’S-Mon.,Sept.10th,2018

This was The 6th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV. The 2018 honourees were: director Nettie Wild (Koneline: Our Land Beautiful), actresses Tantoo Cardinal (Dances with Wolves) and Pascale Bussières (When Night is Falling), screenwriter Susan […]

September 10

HOUSE OF AURORA’ TAKES OVER HISTORIC BANK TO HOST PREMIERE EVENTS FOR THE 2018 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-Fri.,Sept.7th-9th,2018

Photography by A.J. Lam and BK. Canadian company Aurora Cannabis hosted a private 3 day & night red carpet premiere events in a historic former bank located at 320 Bay Street over the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opening weekend. ‘House of Aurora’, was the destination to go and it hosted 3 exclusive premiere parties, […]

September 09

“Suite on the Sixth”During TIFF@Rock-It Promotions-Fri.,Sept.7th,2018

This was a four-day event,  and guests were encouraged to explore and take part in each brand , fully immersing themselves into each product and service offering. SimplyProtein fuels guest with healthy protein packed natural snacks including bars and chips to get them through their busiest of days. Non-GMO, high protein, free from artificial sweeteners and flavours, […]

June 25

Italian Contemporary Film Festival&The Moda Fashion Event(ICFF)-Thurs.,June 14th-Fri.,June 22nd,2018

By Kimberly Samnang & Photography By A.J.Lam Inaugurated as a grassroots non-profit film festival in 2012, the Italian Contemporary Film Festival has grown to become one of the largest Italian film festivals outside of Italy. Each year, the ICFF is proud to present an inspiring lineup – the best from newly released Italian and international […]

May 16

The 7th edition of the ICFF(The Italian Contemporary Film Festival) Thurs.,June 14-Fri., June 22, 2018

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF), presented by IC Savings, announced its lineup at The Ritz-Carlton, in Toronto, of 107 diverse and acclaimed films; features include shorts and documentaries with a total of 180 screenings – its largest and most ambitious program to date. The 7th edition of the ICFF will run from June 14-22, […]

May 01

THE 25th ANNUAL HOT DOCS FILM FESTIVAL-World Premiere of TURNING TABLES featuring Joshua DePerry, aka Classic Roots

By A.J.Lam, including material from https://www.turningtablesdoc.com. TURNING TABLES featuring Joshua DePerry, aka Classic Roots @ Hot Docs Film Festival. The 25th Canadian International Documentary Festival, aka Hot Docs Film Festival, was proud to screen the world premiere of TURNING TABLES, directed by Chrisann Hessing and produced by Tanya Hoshi, a short documentary featuring the inspirational story […]

April 20

”RAMPAGE”-Directed by Brad Peyton

Nobody asked for a movie adaptation of the cult 80s arcade game Rampage. Well, okay, that’s not exactly true. Anyone who’s ever played the arcade classic has been secretly hoping for a movie remake – even so, we’re pretty sure that the 2018 film wasn’t what they had in mind. It’s not that the movie […]

April 20

KITTY BUNGALOW CATSRAVAGANZA@Montalban Theatre, 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles-Sat.,April 21st,2018

KITTY BUNGALOW CATSRAVAGANZA Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats Presents ‘Hamiliton’s Cats’ SATURDAY, APRIL 21 Screen Shot 2018-04-20 at 11.20.36 AM WHO: Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats presents Hamilton’s Cats. This year’s singing and dancing in the name of the cat includes the legendary Fred Willard (Modern Family), Emily Deschanel (Bones), Rumer […]

January 29

Louisiana International Film Festival@Baton Rouge, LA – Sunday,January 28, 2018

It’s A Wrap! Louisiana International Film Festival Brings Mummery, Music, Food and Drink to 6th Annual Main Street Park City Celebration BLAZE Star and Sundance Award Winner Ben Dickey Performs Along with Eddie Baytos & Friends, John Dardenne, DJ Shields, Jamie Ray and More Patrick Mulhearn Presents Honor to BLAZE Director Ethan Hawke Baton Rouge, […]

November 05

BOOMBOX-“LlVE FOREVER”@TIFF Bell Lightbox-Thurs.,Nov.2nd,2017

By BK on the SCENE The iconic movie/TV show “Fame”, featuring Irene Cara, transformed TIFF Bell Lightbox into it’s own modern school for the arts, inspired by the 1980’s prestigious performance arts high school in New York City. Patrons were transformed in a unique, multi-sensory experience, featuring Toronto’s emerging artists and performers.   Boombox installations […]

October 12

Home Aid Los Angeles Hosts Second Annual Fundraiser In Beverly Hills Thurs.,October 12, 2017

http://www.homeaidla.org LATEST: Football Great VINCE FERRAGAMO Added as Special Guest UPDATE! Brian McKnight Jr. Joins Collins for Performance Gala Features Trailer Screening of Landmark Homeless Documentary Mighty Ground And Live Performance By Its Subject: Ronald Troy Collins and the Urban Renewal Project MG Singing 2 Ronald Troy Collins in Performance WHO JUST ADDED: Vince Ferragamo […]

September 17

Hollywood North”TIFF 2017″@BRASSAII-Thurs.,Sept.14th,2017

By A.J.Lam Brassaii was the filled-to-capacity stage for the 3rd Edition of the TIFF Hollywood North VIP Party where the best Canadian talent from acting, music, and athletics, such as Juno Award winners Sean Jones and Choclair, Raptors Lucas Nogueira and Bruno Caboclo partied under the late summer skies. The red carpet was cheerfully patrolled […]