Directed by ARC Artistic Producer Christopher Stanton, and Resident Artist Aviva Armour-Ostroff,…

  Laura Anne Harris

With so many film festivals changing their programming from in-person to virtual, it can make it difficult for viewers to access and be exposed to vibrant upcoming and established short filmmakers simply through word-of-mouth recommendations. I had the pleasure of being connected to filmmaker Tanmay Singh about her recent award winning film I am Vrinda, […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2019 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our…

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2019 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual …

If you need to be reminded about how toxic masculinity can be used as a business model, then the documentary The Pickup Game should be essential viewing. Or if you are simply fascinated by human behavior, and how mating has been influenced by social media than this piece is also for you. Sibling filmmakers Matthew […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Frank Cox-O’Connell is a multi-hyphenate theatre artist who came up through the Soulpepper Academy and has gone on to help create some of the most interesting work in the last decade of Toronto theatre. He’s been […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual…

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Evan Placey’s Girls Like That was one of the most surprisingly polarizing pieces of theatre mounted in Toronto last year. It prompted reviews that ran the gamut from 0.5-star to total raves (mine was more certainly […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Wesley Berger had a hand in four different nominations for this year’s Critics’ Pick Awards. As the director of Outstanding Production nominee Kill the Poor with Leroy Street Theatre, he shepherded Outstanding Leading Performance contender Anne van […]

  Steve Fisher

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Jani Lauzon has for more than three decades cultivated a career in storytelling that utilizes myriad artistic practices and disciplines. She’s been an actor on stage (from Stratford to the National Arts Centre) and on screen […]

  Laura Anne Harris

The Guardians is an alarming new documentary from Toronto director-journalist Billie Mintz about the American public and private guardianship scam which captures unsuspecting elderly out of their home by court order. At first it seems implausible, but Mintz carefully investigates this ongoing issue in the region where this scam started: Clark County, Nevada a suburb […]

  Laura Anne Harris

Toronto’s HotDocs Festival is in full swing, and if you are craving a spectacular nature documentary look no further than Grant Baldwin’s love letter to British Columbia, This Mountain Life. Baldwin follows several subjects lust for adventure, solitude or inner peace. He travels alongside a mother and daughter team, Martina and Tania as they take […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. I hadn’t been to the theatre in awhile when I saw Outstanding Direction nominee Ash Knight’s Tragedie of Lear at the Palmerston Library. It was a bare-bones, low-budget production in an unlikely location but it hit […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. My favourite phrase to describe the incredible Nicole Wilson is “clear-eyed”- she’s remarkably insightful, relentlessly honest and, more than pretty much any other artist I can think of, she knows exactly who she is and what […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The surefooted creativity of Mallory Fisher’s classical directorial work has been one of the great discoveries in the Toronto indie scene in the last couple years. Her work with Wolf Manor Theatre Collective is forward-thinking, thought-provoking, […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Outstanding Direction nominee Victoria Fuller is one of the most clear-eyed and self-assured artists in the city, heading Echo Productions with a strong set of goals and ideals that are reflected without fail in the company’s […]

  Chelsea Dinsmore

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. A thought-provoking play that challenged perceptions of race, disability, and social class, Grey was a highlight of the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival. Grey‘s minimal costumes and props and its stark set highlighted the considerable strengths of […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Mikaela Davies refuses to stay in her lane. Having focused on modern work most of her career to date, she stormed onto the Stratford Festival’s prestigious Tom Patterson stage in 2017 in the leading role of […]

Click Here to read all of our coverage from 2017 San Diego Comic-Con The official synopsis for filmmaking duo Jessica Curtright & Santiago C. Tapia’s new horror short It Began Without Warning is “‘The time has come,’ the Walrus said.  And all the little Oysters stood and waited in a row.” I sat down with Santiago at San […]

This year marks the 150 Centennial of the colonial founding of Canada and if you are like me, this year you may feel very uneasy about celebrating the occupation of Indigenous lands. Thankfully, a new commission series of short documentaries appearing now at HotDocs till July 18th is the right fix for your social justice […]

  Laura Anne Harris

Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, however it’s nearly impossible for people to buy property due to the high housing prices. Charles Wilkinson’s documentary Vancouver: No Fixed Address examines the many reasons why buying property in Vancouver is so difficult. Whether it is offshore buyers moving in or lack of regulations […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Outstanding New Work nominee How We Are by Polly Phokeev, co-developed with Mikaela Davies, is one of the most complex and moving plays I’ve ever seen. Directed by Davies and staged in a site-specific workshop production for an […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Not including ensemble nominations (even this year’s for Father Comes Home From the Wars), Soulpepper’s Gregory Prest has raked up five MyTheatre Award nominations thus far, including acting nods in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2016. He won Outstanding […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. This is our third audio interview of the year and the reason it’s audio really comes down to the fact that playwright/Outstanding Solo Performance nominee Thomas McKechnie and Outstanding Direction nominee Michael Reinhart wanted to come in together […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Will King is the Artistic Director of Seven Siblings Theatre, a young collective dedicated to the practice of the Michael Chekhov technique and the principles of fantastic realism. In the company’s most enjoyable production yet- Steve Martin’s Picasso […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Theatre Brouhaha Artistic Director Kat Sandler wrote three different plays that are nominated for MyTheatre Awards this year. Tarragon’s imaginary friend comedy Mustard– Outstanding Production, Actor (Anand Rajaram), Supporting Actress (Sarah Dodd) & Ensemble; thought-provoking alien abduction allegory Bright […]